FACUNDO CABRAL AND HIS DIARY OF WANDERER – “Violently pacifist” and a “first-class homeless person”

This famous Argentine songwriter was born in La Plata (Buenos Aires) in 1937. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xD3G6eM3tPI He did not have an easy childhood. His father left home before he was born. First years led his mother and brothers to Berisso. Facundo Cabral was already an alcoholic at the age of nine, but the destiny gave him chance to reform. At the age ...

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ARGENTINIAN LITERATURE – Adán Buenosayres, novel by Leopoldo Marechal

Born in 1900 in Buenos Aires into a family of French origins, Leopoldo Marechal became one of the most important Argentine poet and writer of the twentieth century. After a childhood full of economic problems, he became a teacher a high school professor, devoting himself to poetry in the twenties. Thanks to a collection of poems, he made friends with ...

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JUAN CARLOS CASTAGNINO (1908/1972), ARGENTINE REALIST PAINTER, MURALIST AND SKETCH ARTIST – Painter of social undertones

CREATIVE GENIUS – Heavy landscapist painter JUAN CARLOS CASTAGNINO 1/3 – He was called a “social painter” because he used painting to denounce the situations of injustice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mi4024C1G00 Until 1914, he lived in a rural landscape full of wagons and horses, where his father worked as a locksmith. He was born in Mar del Plata in a hotel room in ...

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RAUL SOLDI(1907/1994), ARGENTINE PAINTER – Painting made through the dream

OWN EXPRESSION OF STYLIZED DREAMS THROUGH FORMS AND COLORS RAUL SOLDI 1/3 – He was born in Buenos Aires to Italian parents in 1907, growing up in a family surrounded by artists. After traveling to Europe in 1924, he joined the Brera Academy in Milan, attending both personal and collective exhibitions. He had been accustomed to the formal aspects of ...

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RAMON GOMEZ CORNET (1898/1964), ARGENTINE MODERNIST AND FIGURATIVE PAINTER – The painter of the earth

PAINTING, HE MADE A MUD BALL FROM HIS PASSIONS RAMON GOMEZ CORNET 1/3 – Born in a prestigious family, he belonged to a generation, which with aestheticism renewed Argentine art. Moving between abstraction and figuration, he lived a creative trajectory between the boundaries of modern and classic. Painter, who is perceived as one of the forerunners of modern Argentine painting ...

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TROUGH ART – Argentine creativity

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AYKUT AYDOGDU (1986), TURKISH DIGITAL ILLUSTRATOR – without a single paintbrush, so complex human soul

AYKUT AYDOGDU 1/3 – He was born in Ankara in 1986 and started his college education in Graphic Design Department at Marmara University – after finishing Anatolian Fine Arts High School in Ankara. He transferred to Hacettepe University‘s Graphic Design Department after one semester and graduated here. AYKUT AYDOGDU 2/3 –Despite his work is purely digital, drawn or painted with ...

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BRAZILIAN AUTHOR’S TRAVEL – following the tracks of brazilian painters and writers

Our trip into Brazilian creativity begins in São Luiz do Maranhão, capital of Maranhão State, hometown of the writer Aluísio de Azevedo. With more than 3,500 buildings dating to the 18th century (entirely covered with hand-painted tiled tiles), UNESCO has granted this city the title of Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Http://packtours.com.br/dest/maranhao/slz/index.htm We suggest you to read really special book named ...

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BRAZILIAN LITERATURE – The Slum, novel by Aluísio De Azevedo

Aluísio de Azevedo, born in Sao Luiz do Maranhão, was the most important Brazilian naturalistic writer. His career spans a period of seventeen years. He was the author of twelve novels and eleven theater plays. As a journalist, he had gone to places, where he intended to acclimatize his novels, mixing and talking with people, who inspired his characters. Experienced ...

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SCHADES OD BRAZILIAN POETRY – Hilda Hist: do you see me as mad? Because there is desire within me, everything glimmers

Her first novel aroused great scandal. It was published in 1950 and was titled “Presagio”. The book told the story of love between two pariahs, but “Letters from a seducer” remains the best among her erotic novels. She describes the everyday life of Karl, a wealthy and amoral man, who seeks an answer to his incomprehension of life through sex. ...

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