COMMITTED AND INDEPENDENT, DESPITE HER HUSBAND – Martine Franck, the photographer who found a captivating way not to be silent

Being one of the few women of Magnum Photos What struck her about photography was the desire to understand and understand each other, a relentless quest for life. She longed to be recognized for her work, yet throughout her career she often found herself uncomfortable growing professionally alongside her husband. In 1970, in London they planned to stage her first …

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THE NEOCLASSICAL HYBRIDS BY BRUNO PIETERS – Rebuilding the classics of fashion, transforming them into something new

When clothes tell themselves honestly His fashion brand emphasizes who, how and where a certain type of clothing is manufactured, sharing the effects of its production with the consumer. For his way of seeing things, the founder of Honest by (the first truly sustainable fashion brand), and fashion is a celebration of beauty. Faced with poor working conditions in countries …

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SURREALIST REVOLUTION – Irène Hamoir, the leading female exponent of the Belgian surrealist movement

When creativity breaks its shell In 1936, René Magritte painted a portrait of her, Beauty broke her strange casing, gave the fountains pink. Figure of the Belgian surrealist movement, in fact, after studying economics he began working as a secretary in a dyeing factory, later becoming involved in the Belgian socialist movement. She was born in Saint-Gilles from a family …

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YOU MUST LOVE YOURSELF TO THE DEPTH – Julos Beaucarne and the art of reforesting the soul through love, friendship and persuasion

Singer, ecologist, poet and humanist, to other galaxies Having settled in Tourinnes-la-Grosse for his whole life, in that place of peace he will express himself in a multitude of forms, juggling with words and love of neighbor. He loved to call himself an anarchist in the depths of his bones. He creatively proposed unexplored avenues of art. Poet, singer and …

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THE FANTASTIC IN ART – Paul Delvaux, a painter poised between the cleverly low and the fascinating

Twentieth century, Surrealism and disturbing landscapes The museum that bears his name, inaugurated in 1982, offers an overview of Paul Delvaux‘s painting productionhttps://www.delvauxmuseum.be/v2/index.php. Visiting it is a unique experience, because it offers you the opportunity to be immerse in the world of this 20th century Belgian surrealist painter. You will be able to observe not only some of his paintings, …

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THE VALUE OF SIMPLE THINGS, AMONG BITTER SKINS – Philippines, where in one way or another everything happens at the right time

Where art is discretion, does not need to be notice In the pictorial compositions of Juan Novicio Luna, you can immediately grasp the constant presence of theatrical poses, wind and blood. When, on the other hand, you are looking for a painter who has a style that amalgamates influences of Cubism, Surrealism and Expressionism, then, you cannot help but think …

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CARTOON ‘S FILIPINO WAVE – Fred Carrillo, among pioneers of Philippine Komiks illustration

Drawing pencils and inks, image size 10″ x 15″ During World War II, he began by designing propaganda material for a guerrilla movement. Born in Kalibo (Aklan, Philippines) in 1926, Fred Carrillo http://fredcarrillo.weebly.com/ studied fine arts and architecture at the University of Santo Tomas. After the war, he began his career as an artist working for DC Comics. With his …

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WRITING ABOUT FEMININITY AND WOMEN’S EXPERIENCE – Ophelia Alcantara Dimalanta, the most adored poet in the Philippines

Fascinated by the unbearable lightness of the verses She spent more than half of her life teaching and creating literary works characterized by femininity and the experience of women. In 1999, she had the S.E.A. Award for writing, Southeast Asia’s highest literary honor. Ophelia Alcantara Dimalanta https://www.nlb.gov.sg/biblio/9424478 was born on a June day in 1932 in San Juan (Rizal, Philippine …

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A POPULAR SINGER, AMONG INDIGENOUS MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS – Cynthia Alexander, revered by young Filipino musicians and dean of alternative ones

A multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter hero in the Philippines Her musicality is a collage of standard guitars, gong percussion and women’s voices, casually amalgamated by a cello or a violin. She made her solo debut with 1997’s Insomnia and Other Lullabyes, but she also performed with Mike Hanopol and Jun Lupito, legendary characters of Filipino rock. At the World Band Explosion Finals …

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THE INTERCULTURAL PAINTINGS OF A PHILIPPINE ARTIST – Ronald Ventura and his fusion of realism, cartoons and graffiti

Country’s complex intercultural relations where you born  Through a culturally permeable approach, its shades of East and West are tinge with struggles and transgressiveness. He held his two solo painting exhibitions for the first time in 2000. Born in the city of Manila in 1973, after graduating in painting from the University of Santo Tomas, Ronald Ventura https://www.sothebys.com/en/artists/ronald-ventura worked there …

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