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MADRID, ALMOST A LITERARY CHARACTER – The constant, mysterious and inexplicable force of Madrid’s creativity

The Madrid of creativity, where nobody goes to bed before killing the night Madrid https://www.liabeny.es/it/ is a city full of history where you will find famous places, such as Paseo del Prado, the Plaza de la Puerta del Sol or the Plaza Mayor (with really interesting buildings), the Royal Palace and the Basilica of San Francisco, Palacios de Cibeles and …

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THE MANY FACES OF A SPANISH WHO DID NOT BECOME A WRITER – Eduardo Arroyo and his neo-figurative art

When a word is an image and a painting is a word Thanks to its collection of over 8,600 paintings, the Prado National Museum in Madrid https://www.museodelprado.es/en can help to leave an indelible mark on your travel memories. Imagining it in this way, you will need to associate in your mind a special itinerary of at least ten masterpieces. Starting …

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FICTIONAL SCENES AND REALITY-BASED LENS – Cristina de Middel: Blending documentary and conceptual photographic practices

Disenchanted with photojournalism shaping of public opinions A few years ago, the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid https://www.museoreinasofia.es/en hosted a large photographic retrospective of Luigi Ghirri https://archivioluigighirri.com/, an Italian photographer who through two hundred images recounted a vanished Italy, that of the seventies of the twentieth century. Spanish photograph Alberto García-Alix https://www.albertogarciaalix.com/en/obras/self-portrait/ is instead a condensed images that tell tragic …

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BETWEEN HANDS-MADE DETAILS AND AVANT-GARDE DESIGN – Ana Locking, fusion of artisanship and attention to detail

A 2008 Madrid based womenswear, menswear and accessories brand In Madrid, the Museo del Traje https://www.esmadrid.com/en/tourist-information/museo-del-traje?utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F preserves important pieces of the XVI century, including a women’s jacket, while its 18th century collection offers significant examples of men’s clothes, such as vests and jackets. Finally, we advise you not to miss the clothing collection of the most important stylists of the …

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SONGS INSIDE SONGS – Vetusta Morla, an indie rock band from Madrid

A very popular band, between surprises and innovations Also in Madrid, do not forget the famous artists and the new musical talents who share the warmth of the public, through the experience of playing live. Arrived in the city we recommend you to create the soundtrack of your trip to the Spanish capital, visiting some places you will never forget, …

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YOUR BEST PHOTOGRAPHY? THE ONE WHERE YOU SMILE IN MADRID – Traveling where “el que lee mucho y anda mucho, ve mucho y sabe mucho”

You can leave Madrid, but it will never leave you Madrid https://www.liabeny.es/it/ is a city full of history where you will find famous places, such as Paseo del Prado, the Plaza de la Puerta del Sol or the Plaza Mayor (with really interesting buildings), the Royal Palace and the Basilica of San Francisco, Palacios de Cibeles and Santa Cruz. The …

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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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