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THE RENDERED DEPICTION OF A PERSONAL SPIRIT WORLD – Vali Myers and her 72 flaming years

Between Dusk and Dawn It was a thick red-haired beatnik girl looking at you with her big black eyes, wearing black neckline sweaters. Her spirit remains not only in her art works, but also and above all, in the people and places she loved to frequent. Like a spirit born out of time, she lived a extraordinary life like a  …

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SIX SHADES OF MEXICAN CREATIVITY – Where one hand dreams what the other writes

Author’s journey where coincidences sprout on the gears of fate The best time to go is from November to April, during the dry season. A trip to Mexico is essential for tourism lovers. Whether you are draw to the heart of Mayan culture, or its fantastic colonial cities, you will certainly not be disappointed. Of course, you will find that …

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FROM CARTOONIST TO MASTER OF FIGURATIVE ARTS – Carlos Orozco Romero, from Centro Bohemio in Guadalajara to international art exhibitions

Not only cartoonist, but also muralist, portraitist and landscape painter He began his artistic career by creating cartoons for publications for newspapers in Guadalajara and Mexico City, where his cartoons were also publish in La Sátira, Excélsior and El Universal. His first teacher influenced him in the creation of satirical cartoons, nudes and portraits. He is part of a generation …

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THE HYBRID AESTHETICISM OF A PHOTOGRAPHER, RIDING THE RIO GRANDE – Rubén Ortiz Torres, Mexican visual artist who draws on Zapata, Disney and punk culture

Expressions of art, between tropics’s utopia and complexities of the present Through sporting images and portraits of Mexican heroes, his work draws on visual sources concerning two nations. Born in 1964 in Mexico City, the Mexican photographer, painter and director Rubén Ortiz Torres https://visarts.ucsd.edu/people/faculty/rub%C3%A9n-ortiz-torres.html created, among other things, a video installation entitled Alien Toy, included in the 1997 show InSite in …

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NEW STYLES OF CLOTHING AND TRADITIONAL EMBROIDERY TECHNIQUES – Mi Golondrina, the identity and culture of people through clothes

The power of traditions, even in clothes The peculiarity of his way of proposing elegance in bohemian dress is the dictulity with which each of his clothing items can be combine with jeans or a long skirt, or with a blazer. Collaborating with multiple communities of artisans, including San Juan de Chamula, Santa Maria Tlahuitoltepec and San Juan Colorado, Mi …

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THE LOOK THAT PLACES ON MADNESS, MANIE AND DEVIATIONS – Guadalupe Nettel and the sharpness of referring us to our own obsessions

Between destiny and free will, collecting what we have to live The body in which I was born, https://www.amazon.it/Body-Where-Was-Born/dp/1609807510 is a book in which Guadalupe Nettel https://www.elle.com/it/magazine/libri/a39329227/guadalupe-nettel-libri/ relives with the mind a succession of events inherent to her own youth, between Mexico and France, confronting some utopias of the 70s. In the pages of this novel by her, perhaps you …

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SONGS THAT COME FROM THE HEART – Consuelo Velazquez, in the Olympus of the romantic musical composers

A photogenic musical composer in Hollywood Her name is among the ten Mexican composers who have left the most royalties. Born in Ciudad Guzmán in the summer of 1916, Consuelo Velázquez https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIJZSs2gxdo very early began to demonstrate an aptitude for melody. In fact, at the age of four, her uncle had given her a small piano, from which she naturally …

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THE ARTIST WHO PAINTED BEHIND THE BARS – Sofia Bassi, an unsettling and authentic artist

Writer and painter, with five years in prison For Sofia Bassi http://www.artnet.com/artists/sof%C3%ADa-bassi/, art was an elixir, a regenerating vevanda that she would have liked to drink forever. For some art critic of her her kind of work was akin to some form of magical impression, however, for many people, she is a surrealist painter, even in painting landscapes representing lost …

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WHERE GEOGRAPHY DAZZLES IMAGINATION – New England on the go, among creative people and brilliant attitudes

Nothing that you cannot accomplish What was an artistic and literary movement of the twentieth century, born in Paris and involving all the arts, was born from the need to express creatively an invisible and irrational reality. Surrealism, in fact, fueled the interest of the poet André Breton and the writer Guillaume Apollinairee, as well as the interpretation of Sigmund …

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YOKEL AND HOKUM: WINNING COMBINATION YOKUM – Al Capp and the way the world viewed the American South

A winning cartoonist, between Li’l Abner Yokum and Pappy Yokum Created by artist Jon P. Mooers in 2010, a life-size mural commemorates the centenary of Al Capp‘s birthhttps://www.imdb.com/name/nm0135439/. Nevertheless, that is not all. Since his death in 1979, his work has been the subject of over 40 books. In early 1932, he produced advertising strips, living in Greenwich Village, and …

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