Pedro Gilabert Gallegos, a Star of Andalusian Art

December 12, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photos | Alan Gandy Spain has of course produced more than its fair share of famed and highly influential artists over the centuries - household names such as Salvador Dalí, Francisco Goya, Joan Miró, Pablo Picasso, and Diego Velázquez have...Leer más

The Colourful, Compelling Street Art of San José, Costa Rica

December 7, 2017 - Sin comentarios

all photos: Elen Turner   San José, the capital of the perennially pretty Costa Rica, doesn’t have the greatest reputation among travellers. My own first impression was that it was overwhelmingly concrete and grey. As our young Tico tour...Leer más

Swinging the Salsa Routes of Puerto Rico

November 29, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Ioana Catalina E Few other forms of dance and music in the world represent Latino culture today like salsa, and few other places in the world are as fantastic to experience it as the island of Puerto Rico, whose bomba and plena traditions (along wit...Leer más

The Groundbreaking ‘Picasso/Lautrec’ Show in Madrid

November 20, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Both icons of world art, but certainly not two you would automatically associate with each other, right? Spaniard Pablo Picasso, perhaps the most reknowned artist of the 20th century, a giant of modern abstract art known the world over. Frenchman ...Leer más

Oh, Noh! The Drama at the Heart of Japan’s Classical Culture

November 16, 2017 - Sin comentarios

posztos For those with an interest in traditional local culture, a visit to Japan should definitely include a performance of Noh – the highly stylised, heavily codified dramas performed in mediaeval Japanese that’s among the world’s oldest ext...Leer más

The Nightlife of Buenos Aires, Both Traditional & Cutting-Edge

November 1, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Sviluppo There's certainly no shortage of world cities that know how to let their hair down after the sun goes down and enjoy the night away. Not always hard partying, of course - it can be animated chats in lively, sometimes historic cafés; hangin...Leer más

In the Footsteps of Chile’s Great Poet Pablo Neruda

October 26, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Bilbioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile If Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto (above with 1960s president Salvador Allende) were alive today - well, he'd be 113, but anyway he'd also be plenty bemused by the fact that so many visitors journ...Leer más

Lights…Camera…Dominican Republic!

September 28, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Mariordo Thanks to both its appealingly tropical Caribbean and Spanish colonial vibes, the Dominican Republic has had a long history on the silver screen, both playing itself but more often playing other places both real and imagined. First the rea...Leer más

The Jawdropping Prehistoric Art of Portugal’s Côa Valley

September 21, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Takashi Images When it comes to paleolithic art, many of us think of cave paintings or etchings in underground like, most famously, those in France's Lascaux or maybe Spanish caves like Altamira and Tito Bustelo in Santander, north Spain. But t...Leer más

The Spectacular New Botín Art Centre of Santander, Spain

September 7, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Enrico Cano   Much awaited these past five years, the city that’s an undersung gem of green north Spain welcomed the opening this summer (attended by Spain's king and queen) of a wonderful new art centre, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning...Leer más

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