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THE INVESTIGATIVE SENSE OF REALITY – Antonio López García, father of the hyper-realistic school in Madrid

Realism in Spanish painting Tomelloso http://www.tomelloso.es/, a Spanish municipality located in the province of Ciudad Real, is made up of arid land where plantations of vines and cereals extend. In its Spanish Steps, in the second half of the seventeenth century, a hotel for travelers had been built, the Posada de los Portales, which retains its original structure with long …

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THE PERFECT PAST – José Ortiz Echagüe: Aesthetics and photographic techniques of pictorialism, gum bichromate and coal

Defining own photo processing, to capture a personal expression closer to painting At this location, not far from Madrid, a bloody battle took place in 1937 between the nationalist insurgents and the republicans. Guadalajara https://www.spain.info/en_GB/, is an industrial city on the undulating plain of Central Castile. UNESCO has declared its Palazzo dell’Infantado, a World Heritage Site. As a trip is …

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SHADES OF SPANISH ETHEREAL GOTHIC MUSIC – Priscilla Hernandez, singer-songwriter, conceptual designer and illustrator

Singing with the voice of the wind The city was founded in 1478, becoming an important stopover on the Americas route. Ermita de San Antonio Abad, is the place where Christopher Columbus prayed before continuing his first trip to the Americas. The Christopher Columbus House Museum is located in the historic district of Vegueta, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria …

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THE TRUE TRIP – Malaga, Spain, because “viajar es vivir”

Where to live intense experiences, with new eyes Come to Spain, where you will remember I have seen dawn and sunset on windy hills, coming in solemn beauty like slow old tunes. Here you will discover how easy it is to make friends, because it is like a dream to come to Spain, where get somebody to teach you Spanish …

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WHERE THE STONES SPEAK – Author’s journey to Scotland

Shades of Scottish creativity Glasgow, Edinburgh and Newarthill, Tipton, Dalkeith and Gretna Green. Welcome where creativity is able to manifest itself in places full of history, but also in remote villages wrapped in the scent of salt. Among the many possibilities of a trip to Scotland https://www.visitscotland.com/, there is a special one, but to live it you will need to …

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IN DIFFERENT MEDIA – Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, one of the key figures in the emergence of the ‘Glasgow Style’ in the 1890s

Glasgow style and Viennese Art Nouveau  English painter, illustrator and decorator operating in Scotland, she is also remembered for her important interior designs, made with her husband. She was born in Tipton, near Wolverhampton (metropolitan district of the English West Midlands) on a day of November 1864. The beginning of her artistic career reflects experimental features. Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh‘s https://www.posterlounge.com/artists/margaret-macdonald-mackintosh/ …

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FINE TASTE SUBJECTS AND SKILL PICTURES – Robert Turnbull Macpherson, the father of photography, in the Eternal City

I am a photographer, without any feeling that by doing, so I have abandoned art At the beginning of the 1860s, his photographic career was at the zenith, with exhibitions in Edinburgh and London. Nothing is know about the childhood of this Scottish photographer, but we have news of him about his medical studies at the University of Edinburgh. Robert …

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WHEN CLOTHES BECOME OBJECT OF DESIRE – Christopher Kane: When, with the obsession with dangerous animals, the inspiration comes from a film about monkeys

Tight jersey dresses, scary baboons and monkeys Among his most famous and recognizable garments, printed dresses and t-shirts. Many celebrities, as if Jessica Alba and Diane Kruger love his creations. At school, as a child he loved being in the art classroom, designing clothes and models from catalogs. He was born in Newarthill, a Scottish town in North Lanarkshire, into …

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SHE WAS NOT A PERSON TO WHOM THINGS HAPPEN – Muriel Spark, writer by humorous and slightly unsettling fantasy

Satire and wit, around serious themes To her, education was a leading out of what is already there in the soul. Born in Edinburgh in 1918, she attended a girls’ high school there. In 1935, Muriel Spark https://murielspark100.com/ graduated in summary writing, teaching English and worked as a clerk in a department store. She married following her husband in present-day …

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PRINCES, LORDS AND HONEST MEN – Travel Scotland, where you will wink at your small faults

Better be the lucky man, than the lucky man’s son Fascinating ruins of a fortress that has its roots in 1,000 years of history https://www.visitscotland.com/. There is the reconstruction of a catapult, and you could find a bagpiper. A splendid combination of history and natural beauty, near Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle https://www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/places/urquhart-castle/ continues to be heavily photograph, but you will …

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