Interview / Modern art

Morten Traavik: I’m not a doctor, I’m offering a diagnosis

Morten Traavik talks about the hidden messages and social statements in his works, working with North Korean authorities on cultural exchange programs, organizing beauty pageants for female landmine survivors in Angola and Cambodia, his recent projects and other interesting things

It’s hard to define Morten Traavik’s work. As he says himself, he is one who likes …

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Elizabeth Emanuel: Everything about fashion has changed

Elizabeth Emanuel talks about her latest collection “1902”, as well as establishing a new brand, tendencies in the fashion world, her memories on working on Lady Diana’s wedding dress and other interesting things

Since her designs first set the fashion world alight in the eighties, Elizabeth Emanuel has been firmly established as one of the leading …

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Modern art / Opinion

The art market is overheated today and the high prices for some paintings cannot be explained, says art director of the Carmen Thyssen Museum in Andorra, Guillermo Сervera

Guillermo Сervera, art director of the Carmen Thyssen Museum in Andorra (Museu Carmen Thyssen Andorra), spoke about trends in the world art market and named some artists whose works are sold for record amounts:

“One of the most expensive recent deals on the art market, of course, was the sale of David Hockney’s painting (born July …

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My profession is to communicate with the public, said Piotr Beczala, one of the best lyric tenors in the world

Tonight, January 22nd, lyric tenor Piotr Beczala will open the Season of Music and Dance 2020 (la Temporada de Música i Dansa d’Andorra la Vella MoraBanc). His repertoire in Andorra includes Puccini, Verdi, Bizet and Rimsky-Korsakov.

Piotr Beczala is considered to be one of the best lyric tenors in the world (He shares “Olympus” with figures …

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Interview / Modern art

I try to make a musician feel what I feel, said artistic and music director of the Jove Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona

Carlos Checa leapt to the international scene in China in 2005 conducting the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong. In 2009 he performed in London  with excellent  reviews conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in the Cadogan Hall, and by personal invitation of maestro Gustavo Dudamel, in May 2014, he made his debut in Venezuela, in …

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Modern art

The history of Catalan art

Catalan art has gone through a parallel evolution to that of the rest of Europe, following in a diverse way the multiple tendencies that emerged in the context of the history of Western art. Art has always been one of the main means of human expression, allowing humans to communicate ideas, feelings and their relation …

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Antoni Tàpies i Puig

Antoni Tàpies i Puig, Marquisate of Tàpies (Barcelona, December 13, 1923 – February 6, 2012) was a painter, sculptor and theorist of Catalan art. He was one of the main advocates of informalism and is considered one of the most prominent Catalan artists of the 20th century. Fundació Antoni Tàpies in Barcelona is a study …

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Joan Miró Ferrà

Joan Miró Ferrà (Barcelona, April 20, 1893 – Palma, Mallorca, December 25, 1983) was a Catalan painter, sculptor, engraver and ceramist, considered one of the greatest representatives of surrealism. In his work he reflected his interest in the subconsciousness and his country. His first works show strong fauvist, cubist and expressionist influences, evolving towards a more …

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