LANDSCAPES OF THE MIND

If it causes you to dream, then maybe it is…art. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwYASU-YVcw For Cesare Pavese, on the other hand strike us other words that resonate in an already our area, which we already live. Vibrating it, those words enable us to seize new ideas within us. We can go looking for ideas, that will open our minds, to enrich them. This ...

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CHRISTIAN SCHLOE – ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN IN A WORLD THAT HOLDS SUCH BEAUTY

CHRISTIAN SCHLOE 1/3 – Stunning colors that have narrative value. Butterflies, moon and stars that live together with the main subject. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEEC8iP2Dvk’ll You will notice a romantic digital paint, with a touch of melancholy in the eyes of his characters. His technique is very fine (especially in the faces he gives birth, so limpid and clear). Observing what he creates, ...

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MALINA – Novel, by Ingeborg Bachmann

The protagonists of Austrian literature? Stifter and Schnitzler, Rilke, Musil and Kafka. Among the names of those players is Ingeborg Bachmann, a woman who was part of the Group 47, poets and novelists innovative. The poetry of Bachman is of great musicality and spiritual intensity, but she also wrote a novel, Malina. Expressing the modern woman’s problems and unhappiness. The ...

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LOVE SONGS, NEXT TO THE SILENT HEAVEN’S DOOR

He believed in the coexistence of the material and spiritual realms. For him, human being were spectators of life, grasping its beauties momentarily, only to lose them again. He was born in Prague, the only child of an unhappy marriage. https://www.amazon.com/Letters-Young-Rainer-Maria-Rilke/dp/0393310396/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 A crucial fact in his life, was that his mother called him Sophia. She forced him to wear girl’s ...

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ROBERT DOESBURG – Do you know what art is? I do not. I only try to make it.

ROBERT DOESBURG 1/3 – was born in Rotterdam in 1945 in the Netherlands. He is self-taught painter. He painted all his life, but full time since 1995. He became famous with his style to picture the world in squared manner. Painting this way gives him opportunities to use much more colors, to show surprising effects and sparkling images, independent of the ...

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THE STONE RAFT – Novel by José de Sousa Saramago

He become a Portuguese writer (and recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature). All his works emphasizing the human factor. His father decided in 1924 to leave farm work, moving with his family to Lisbon, where he started to work as a policeman. He was born in a family of landless peasants, around a hundred kilometres north-east of Lisbon, ...

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FIND OUT WHAT MAKES PORTUGUESE POEMS SO UNIQUE

The beginnings of Portuguese poetry, go back to the early 12th century. Prior to the Carnation Revolution (in 1974), many poets created works known as revolutionary songs. With Almeida Garrett and his poem, the Romanticism became established in Portugal. But it was with the Renaissance, that poets embarked on a new age of literature (due to influences from Italy). Modernism, ...

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PAULA REGO – IMAGERY AND SYMBOLISM, TO CREATE A SURREAL MYSTERY

PAULA REGO 1/3 – She is a Portuguese-born visual artist, who is particularly known for her paintings based on storybooks. http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/paula-rego-1823 Her style, has evolved from abstract towards representational (where she has favoured pastels over oils for much of her career). Her work, often reflects feminism, always coloured with folk-themes from her native Portugal. PAULA REGO 2/3 – She paints ...

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IN THE WILDERNESS

Beaches from ocher, blue and blue sea, this is a place where time seems to stand still. Visiting the Algarve http://www.visitalgarve.pt/?idioma=uk will preserve the idea that it is a place on the borders of the world. The Algarvian beaches Costa Vicentina, are the ones that you will not miss: wild scenery of breathtaking cliffs, a sea that inspires awe, but ...

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PORTUGAL / THE WILD ALGARVE

The Wild Algarve offers a lot of extra’s what you can do. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fos4Pzkx084 We enjoyed outside yoga and massages, but one of the best things we enjoyed was the food that you can find there. A homemade breakfast, dinner and a picknick at the beach. If you have the time, you can also book horse, hiking tour, surfing and dolphin watching. ...

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