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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FERNANDO VIGNOLI (1960/2016), BRAZILIAN EXPRESSIONIST PAINTER – Painting doors, walls and water

SHADES OF EXPRESSIONISM, SURREALISM AND POP ART FERNANDO VIGNOLI 1/3 – The artist, professionally known as Vignoli, was a Brazilian painter and sculptor and was born in Belo Horizonte in 1960. He loved to associate his works with Expressionism and Realism and loved to associate shades of Italian metaphysical painting. He graduated in Visual Communication at the School of Visual ...

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ANTONIO BANDEIRA (1922/1967), BRAZILIAN VISUAL PAINTER – “Never start paint paintings”

LYRICAL ABSTRACTION IN PAINTINGS ANTONIO BANDEIRA 1/3 – He was born in Ceará (Fortaleza) in 1922 and became famous visual artist. He is considered one of the ten great Brazilian painters, certainly the greatest of his generation. He has had several exhibitions, galleries and museums (including the Museu de Arte Contemporânea from the Universidade de Sao Paulo. In 2011 his ...

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LULA CARDOSO AYRES (1910/1987), BRAZILIAN AVANTGARDE PAINTER – Birds, emus and bulls between Abstractism and Figurativism

MANY PATHS OF CREATIVITY LULA CARDOSO AYRES 1/3 – He was born in Recife in 1910, spending his childhood on family farm. Already at the age of 12, he began painting studies with a German painter, his fellow citizen. In 1925, he went to Paris, visiting museums and devoting himself to study various modern artistic trends. When five years later ...

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ALFREDO VOLPI (1896/1988), BRAZILIAN MODERNIST PAINTER – Being an Impressionist painter without knowledge about it

THINKING ONLY ABOUT THE LINE, SHAPE AND COLOR PROBLEM ALFREDO VOLPI 1/3 – He started painting when he was 12 years old, realizing naturalistic landscapes. He was born in Lucca (central Italy) in 1896, but grew up in Brazil and became one of the fathers of the local modernist movement. His artistic maturity had been influenced by the great landscape ...

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AUTHOR’S TRAVEL WITH MEETING BENCHES – Evolution of Venezuelan art, from the intuitive use of colors to figurative aesthetic

On the third trip of Christopher Columbus, on August 1, 1498, three sailing ships touched the coasts of the island of Trinidad. However, the name Venezuela was attributed to the Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci, who year after sailed on the north coast of South America. Venezuela, a nation located north of South America, is a place full of beauty and ...

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VENEZUELAN LITERATURE – Contemplation, novel by Edgar Borges

Edgar Borges was born in Caracas and lives in Spain. In his novels, he tells stories of people, who are faced with their intimate reality. In his journalism, he assumes the role of articulator, pre-empting his own vision of reality. It’s literature of small spaces, where imagination moves within annoying realities. Contemplation (La Contemplación) is one of the most important ...

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