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THE MANY FACES OF THE JOURNEY – There are so many ways to travel to the United States

A flourished land, nourished by so many cultures, traditions and peoples. With the Latin word viatĭcum, we meant the necessary supply to travel, not only in a physical sense but also in a metaphorical sense, as an expression of some form of inner research. Travel is a tool for creating relationships between people and places, as well as the opportunity …

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WHERE IS CREATIVITY? – Where you say “me gusta”

Journey into Spanish creativity Traveling can be one of the most surprising and rewarding experiences of your life, but doing it in Spain https://www.spain.info/en/ becomes unforgettable. En boca cerrada no entran moscas, el hábito no hace al monje, y no hay que ahogarse en un vaso de agua (flies do not enter a closed mouth, the habit doesn’t make the …

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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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A FASHION’S GENIUS AND HIS LEGACY – Cristóbal Balenciaga, the king of haute couture who did not like prêt-à-porter

The man who founded the future of fashion A narrow road leads to the top of Mount Sant’Antonio, from which you can admire a wonderful panorama of sea and mountains. With its medieval houses, the harbor and the walk to the lighthouse, you can photograph the Gothic Church of San Salvador, built in the fifteenth century. If there is one …

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ARTISTIC INNOVATION AND TRANSFORMATION CAPACITY – Josefina Plá, the Lady of Culture

A creative and multidisciplinary teacher From 2019, a permit must be requested from the Fuerteventura council to access the islet. It houses 130 species of plants and several species of birds. Its name is because in the past sea lions lived on the island. To get to the islet, there is a regular maritime transport service that connects with Corralejo. …

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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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