Art, Art History, Exhibitions, Museum

ArtExhibition: Lina Bo Bardi in Madrid

Since 2009, Fundación Juan March started a series of exhibitions dedicated to Latin America, the first one was dedicated to Brazilian painter Tarsila do Amaral, the most emblematic artist of the Brazilian modernism. The exhibition presented through her art the Brazil of the decades of 20th century. Now, almost ten years later, they bring the… Continue reading ArtExhibition: Lina Bo Bardi in Madrid

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Art, Artists, Opera

Adiós a la Gran Diva

Last Saturday, 6th October, we lost one of the most beautiful voices. Spanish operatic soprano, Montserrat Caballé died at the of 85. She was very popular to non-classical musical audiences too since in 1987 she recorded the request of the IOC Barcelona, a duet with Freddie Mercury, which became the official theme song for the… Continue reading Adiós a la Gran Diva

Art, Art History, Artists, On this day..., Painters

On this day… was born Élisabeth-Sophie Chéron

Élisabeth-Sophie Chéron was a truly woman of Renaissance: gifted poet, musician, academicienne and artist, also she was fluent in French, Latin, Greek and Hebrew. She was very acclaimed in her time, but today she is remembered for her work as a painter. Her father was an artist, and was him who trained her in the… Continue reading On this day… was born Élisabeth-Sophie Chéron

Art, Artists, Exhibitions

Infinity Mirror Rooms by Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama is one of my favourite contemporary artists. She was born in Matsumoto (Japan) and she is famous especially for her sculptures and installations. However, she is also active in painting, film, performance, fashion, poetry and other arts.  Her work is very personal (autobiographical) and is based in conceptual art showing some characteristics of… Continue reading Infinity Mirror Rooms by Yayoi Kusama

Art, Art History, Artists, On this day..., Painters

On this day… died Zinaida Serebriakova

Zinaida Serebriakova was born on the estate of Neskuchnoye near Kharkov, actual Ukraine. She belonged to the Benois family, one of the most refined and artistic families of the ancient Russian Empire. She graduated from the gymnasium (the equivalent to high school) in 1900, the same year she entered in the art school founded by… Continue reading On this day… died Zinaida Serebriakova