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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
Where to live intense experiences, with new eyes Come to Spain, where you will remember I have seen dawn and sunset on windy hills, coming in solemn beauty like slow old tunes. Here you will discover how easy it is to make friends, because it is like a dream to come to Spain, where get somebody to teach you Spanish …Read More »
WORKING YOUR CREATIVITY, TRAVEL, SAVE AND REPEAT –Starting Santiago de Compostela until Lanzarote, waiting for creative things that can happen.
Traveling Spain, where the dead are more alive than the dead of any other country in the world. In the north-west of Spain, Santiago de Compostela is famous for being the final destination of the path of Santiago https://www.caminodesantiago.gal/en/inicio, it preserves a cathedral from 1211, whose facade decorated with stone statues opens towards a large square enclosed by the walls …Read More »
Some people dream of success, while Maria Blanchard, Gerardo Diego and Melody make it happen. After our “author’s journey” in France http://meetingbenches.com/2019/02/four-travelers-of-french-creativity-between-two-worlds-france-the-endless-lines-of-possible-journeys-including-songs-painted-books/, we offer you our experience in the Spanish creativity. Starting from Santander we will arrive in Madrid, but our final destination is Dos Hermanas, in Andalusia. You will remember the scent of the “beef cheek” and the wonder …Read More »
FOR A GOOD SONG, GREAT MELODY AND LYRICS THEY HAVE TO TOUCH HEART – Melodía Ruiz Gutiérrez / Melody: When you feel like music can affect in so many ways.
There is a melody in everything. Its typical dishes to try, gazpacho, roast peppers and fried fish. The origin of the present settlement dates to the division of lands by a Castilian King. South of Seville, Dos Hermanas http://www.andalucia.com/province/sevilla/dos-hermanas/home is the ninth-largest town in Andalucia. Here, Alquería (a neo-mudéjar style building with horseshoe arches), was built in 1872, becoming a …Read More »
The Sorolla Museum, http://www.mecd.gob.es/msorolla/en/inicio.html aims to promote enjoyment of Joaquín Sorolla’s legacy, in the conviction, that this legacy can provide a positive and enriching emotional and aesthetic experience, as an instrument of knowledge where to develop their own creative abilities. The Sorolla Museum occupies artist’s family house from 1911 (the house has been preserved almost intact with the decoration, it …Read More »
JOAQUIN SOROLLA 1/3 – he was born in 1863 in Valencia, Spain. His style was a variant of Impressionism. His best works painted in open air portray the sunny seacoast of Valencia. He drew his inspiration from the light on the water near his home and his beach scenes are marked by sharp contrasts of light and shade. The appearance …Read More »