FREDERICK MCCUBBIN (1855/1917), AUSTRALIAN IMPRESSIONIST PAINTER – Australian bush, painting among ordinary people and sheeps

TRUE VISION OF THE AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE FROM A TERRACE ON THE RIVER YARRA FREDERICK MCCUBBIN 1/3 – That baker’s son had begun drawing in Melbourne, where he met a Swiss artist, who painted naturalistic landscapes. At Carlton, attending courses at the Artisan School of Art, he became friend with other artists. Moving into the bush near Melbourne, he started working ...

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TOM ROBERTS (1856/1931), AUSTRALIAN IMPRESSIONIST PAINTER – Coastal landscapes and bushes, cityscapes and fragments of everyday life

WHEN THE PUBLIC HAD OPPORTUNITY TO JUDGE WHAT IMPRESSIONISM REALLY IS TOM ROBERTS 1/3 – He was born in Dorchester (England), but he moved to Australia in 1869, where he studied at the National Gallery schools in Melbourne, http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/australianimpressionism/education/insights_artistic.html where you can admire also his paintings. He was selected to study at the Royal Academy schools, when he returned to ...

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AUTHOR’S TRAVEL IN CHILE – 13 hours by car, good music and reading, to collect five different pictorial shades

Our Chile trip begins in Vicuña, a municipality in Elqui province (Coquimbo Region) https://www.welcomechile.com/vicuna/index_en.html where the poet GABRIELA MISTRAL was born. Her name, even today, is synonymous with feminism and evocative poetry. Along with Pablo Neruda, she has fueled literary creativity in Chile. By recommending that you accompany your journey with a collection of VICTOR JARA music tracks, we recommend ...

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THE MAN KNOWING WIND’S SILLABES

That Chilean songwriter was born in San Ignacio (Chilean province of Ñuble, Bío Bío Region) on a day at the end of September 1932. Luís Sepúlveda was his friend, and about him he said: “Sometimes when your voice fills my room or when I clean up old records, one of my children asks who sings, and the answer is always ...

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MY TENDER MATADOR – Novel, by by Pedro Lemebel

Was born in a marginal neighborhood of Santiago de Chile, on the banks of the Zanjón de la Aguada (an irrigation canal that empties into the Mapocho River), in the mid-1960s he moved with his family to a set of social housing. He studied at the Industrial High School (metal forging and furniture were the topics taught) that the future ...

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GABRIELA MISTRAL – When love beauty, it is the shadow of God on the universe

Lucíla Godoy Alcayaga she was born on April 6th 1889 in Vicuña (a northern Chilean commune which borders Argentina). Her career as an educator and poet, owes its success to her oratory skills and unshakeable perseverance. She began her writing career publishing often controversial articles, which advocated for the rights of women. Her verses are difficult to recite, because of ...

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MAYA KOKOCINSKI MOLERO (1970), CHILEAN PAINTER

SUSPENDED FACES, A SYMBOLISM TO RESEARCH OF SIGNIFICANT MAYA KOKOCINSKI MOLERO 1/3 – This Chilean naturalized Italian artist, she learned her early rudiments in the study of her father, a figurative painter. She has already participated in several collective exhibitions. Faces, looks and bodies are for her the opportunity to paint psychological analysis, using the colors of feelings feelings and ...

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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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