Posts by Gajenjo:
Hawass resigns before the plundering of Egypt
El Cairo (Egypt) - The police can not arrest the deterioration of heritage
Zahi Hawass had had enough as a first viewer plundering of Egyptian cultural heritage. The country’s Minister of Antiquities announced yesterday his decision to resign because of “police inaction” at the looting that are suffering from the ruins and sites... [Read full article]
The IVAM shows Pang Xunqin traditional Chinese design
VALENCIA (Spain) – The IVAM prsent, from 28 February to 17 April, the exhibition Pang Xunqin. Chinese decorative figures. The exposition, the result of a collaboration agreement with Changshu Art Museum and curated by its director, Wu Wenxiong, a review for the aesthetics and thinking Xunqin through eighty-four pieces made in 1939 and represents... [Read full article]
A jewel of modernist architecture falls to pieces in Argentona
Argentona (SPAIN). The Generalitat and the property does not agree to rehabilitate the summer home of the architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch.
The degradation of the summer house of the modernist architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch in Argentona (Maresme) has activated all the alarms. This is a building that since 1993 has the maximum protection as cultural... [Read full article]
Jovellanos’s portrait of a woman hidden under the paint
Oviedo (Spain) This discovery has been possible to apply on the table, which is in the Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias, in Oviedo, a technique of X-ray and reflectography.
The portrait of Jovellanos in the sand of San Lorenzo (1780-1782), painted by Francisco de Goya, concealed under another painting, that of a young woman whose identity is... [Read full article]
Barbara Hepworth vill have a museum in Yorkshire
Yorkshire (England) – The next May 21 will be opened in the Hepworth Wakefield Yorkshire, gallery dedicated to the English sculptor with whom he pays tribute his hometown (where he also was born, incidentally, Henry Moore).
Designed by David Chipperfield, will present unprecedented in plaster molds, aluminum and wood and 5,000 square meters will... [Read full article]
The IVAM is hosting a major retrospective of Jasper Johns (1930).
Valencia – Today opens its doors at the Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno (Valencia) the exposition Jasper Johns. The memory traces. Exhibitions dedicated to this American artist are rare in general and even more in Europe. The IVAM presents today, including a hundred pieces, consists of works spanning a 50-year career.
This... [Read full article]
Efren Alvarez at the Reina Sofia
Madrid – Economics, the project of the artist Efren Alvarez (Barcelona, 1980) produced specifically for the program Fissures of the Reina Sofia Museum, draws an overview of the current economy as autocaricaturiza discipline. Forty drawings and texts by various authors are relations systems in which the apparent intention of the project teaching... [Read full article]
Auctioned the collection of Pinto Coelho, the first great decorator of Spain
An extraordinary collection of more than 800 lots, from both the house in Madrid and the Palace of Trujillo’s legendary interior designer Duarte Pinto Coelho will be auctioned at Christie’s London on 20 and 21 July.
Madrid- Portuguese by birth, particularly in Cascais, Pinto Coelho spent much of his youth in Paris, where he became friends... [Read full article]
The British photographer Adam Fuss stated in the Fundación Mapfre his first retrospective in Spain
Madrid – The splash that produces a drop of water falling, the movements of snakes in a tissue or how it bends the stem of a sunflower, make up most of the striking images of Adam Fuss (London, 1961). Are fifty images that make up the first retrospective in Spain of this unique artist whose work can be seen in the Madrid headquarters of the... [Read full article]
The “Sacra Conversazione” of Tiziano, auctioned for U.S. $ 17 million
New York (US) – Selling Antique Painting held in the auction room of Sotheby’s in New York set new record prices for 16 artists, including Tiziano, whose work Sacred Conversation: the Madonna and Child with St. Luke and St. Catherine of Alexandria was sold by $ 16.9 million to a European private collector and broke the record for the artist... [Read full article]
Catalan bishops call for return to Aragon works of religious art in “La Franja”
Lleida.- The Catalan bishops have called for this Friday in a statement that they comply with the Vatican about the litigation that keep Catalunya and Aragon over the ownership of the works of sacred art from the Fringe (La Franja), which would return parts found in Lleida.
The bishops “call for to fulfill the decisions of the Holy See ”... [Read full article]
“Ouka Leele. Unedited “celebrates the artistic maturity of the prestigious photographer
Cadiz (Spain) -The exhibition will be presented this evening in the cloisters of the Provincial Council of Cadiz.
This evening was opened in the ProvincialCouncil of Cadiz the exhibition Leele Ouka. Unedited, with which the photographer is celebrating her artistic maturity after fifty years of life and three decades of work.
The result of this... [Read full article]
Fernando Marías disputes the authorship of the sculpture attributed to El Greco.
Toledo (Spain) – The professor of Art History at the Autonomous says that carving is unconnected a the world of El Greco and the gallery stands in the lower back bears a signature little-known painter.
The Spanish art historian specializing in El Greco Fernando Marías has disputed the authorship of the sculpture Ecce Homo, which has been... [Read full article]
Build the Revolution. Russian art and architecture, 1915 – 1935
Barcelona – The architecture and art of the Soviet avant-garde of the 1920 and 1930 in a major exhibition at Caixa Forum Barcelona.
Build the Revolution. Art and architecture in Russia, 1915-1935 addresses one of the most outstanding periods in the history of architecture, ranging from the years before the October Revolution to the founding of... [Read full article]
Paintings in the collection Looks travel to Barcelona
Carmen Dabrowsky. The life of one look. 2010
Barcelona. – The winning works in the contest Alió Foundation on display at the Reial Cercle Artistic until February.
The collection of the Fundación Jorge Alió with the winning works in the painting competition Looks into different categories will travel to Barcelona on January 20 to be displayed... [Read full article]