THE STARTLING POETRY OF JAPANESE MODERNIST – Sagawa Chika

She used free verse to explore her interiority through imagery. In her poetry, the body becomes alien and threatening. Even with such a brief career, she was one of the most innovative avant-garde poets in early-twentieth-century Japan. She focused on mainstream poets, but her own poems were influenced by surrealism. She started studies to become an English teacher (but moved to ...

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IN THE MISO SOUP – Novel, by Ryu Murakami

Born in 1952 in Nagasaki prefecture, he is the enfant terrible of contemporary Japanese literature. His best known novels? Almost Transparent Blue, Coin Locker Babies and In the Miso Soup. His novels always explore human nature through themes of drug use and surrealism, murder and war. His real name is Murakami Ryūnosuke, but this Japanese writer (writer and director) is ...

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INNER’S JAPANESE LANDSCAPES

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TRADITIONAL AND MODERN JAPANESE MUSIC

Western classical music has a strong presence in Japan (one of the most important markets for this music tradition). Listening traditional Japanese music, you can discover, that it is quite different from Western music, as it is often based on the intervals of human breathing rather than mathematical timing. Japan is the largest physical music market in the world. The ...

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FABIAN PEREZ – style he calls Emotionalism

FABIAN PEREZ 1/4 – He was born in 1967 and raised in Campana, not far from Buenos Aires, the capital city. rom the age of nine, he started expressing himself through visual arts – drawing remarkably advanced sketches and portraits of his friends and family. Fabian’s early years were extraordinarily difficult and painful, spent in the company of intensely conflicted ...

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ARGENTINIAN POETIC LANDSCAPES

THE PEARL FISHERMAN – Luis Benitez This evening and part of the night, I sank again into the dense sea, where we beings and things float. I descended for pearls to show to men who fear even the risk of the border. This evening and part of the night, I was amidst that silence, in that deepness where the most ...

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WORLD LITERATURE – Tour recommendations in Argentina

Argentine literature is one of the most prolific and influential in the whole Spanish speaking world, that began around 1550 (with the work of Matías Rojas de Oquendo and Pedro González de Prado). Towards the end of the 19th century, modernism appears in Latin American literature. The 1990s are marked by reunion among survivors of different generations, in an intellectual ...

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FOCUSING ON LIGHT AS AN ELEMENT OF THE PICTURE – Emilio Pettoruti, oscillating between the lyrical and the spiritual

EMILIO PETTORUTI 1/3 – He was born in La Plata in a prosperous middle-class Italian family. He dropped out of his local Academy of Fine Arts, when he was a teenager, becoming one of Argentina’s most prominent 20th-century painters. In 1913, he was awarded a travel scholarship to Italy (where he studied Renaissance painters in Florence). His 1924 cubist exhibition ...

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BEYOND YOUR IMAGINATION – Mendoza, Argentina: watching the Andes, drinking good Malbec wine

Famous opera singer, famous cartoonist and well known conceptual art painter. Veronica Cangemi, Joaquín Salvador Lavado (better known as Quino) and Julio Le Parc are born under the same bright sky of Mendoza, city, which is over a thousand kilometers from Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. https://www.welcomeargentina.com/index_i.html Arriving to the city, you will experience very hot summers and cool ...

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PAINTING HOLIDAY IN THE LAND OF THE GREAT SICILIAN PAINTERS

Sicily, fertile volcanic land, is the island of contrasts, where you can find ancient ruins and baroque style architecture. Painting holiday in Sicily? Splashed with the yellow and violet, the Fattoria Mosé http://www.art-holidays.com/Destinations/Sicily.aspx is an ancestral country estate, where – for your creative attention – you will find landscapes and animals. Your accommodation? http://www.fattoriamose.com/ Consists of rooms within pleasing fully-furnished ...

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