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Álvaro Castillo Granado

A bookseller, Álvaro Castillo Granada

Álvaro Castillo Granado (Bucaramanga, Colombia, 1969) arrives at a bookstore, especially if it deals with old or used books, and after a glance, his hands will settle, almost intuitively, as if they ha
Alexis Triana

Reach the fifty

«We always dream of a printed cultural magazine that was a home lamp and joy of many ...», I wrote for our tenth anniversary, almost a year ago. We already think of the magazine Arte por Excelencias nu
Artwork López Oliva

Theatrical outside the theater

For someone who during childhood had a theater as a complementary area of ​​home life - especially when it was a house where persons worked on advertising and scenographic painting - he comes to feel t
The egg or the chicken?

The egg or the chicken?

For the cover photo, my choice was the precise and beautiful photo of Juan Carlos Borjas, one of the three winners of the first prize of the «Alimentos de ida y vuelta» Photo Contest, at the Internatio
Art Madrid

Opposition and harmony

Over the last few years, we have been witness to a generational change among collectors. We often identify this transition with the impact that the economic crisis had over our art market. But the evol
Revelation of José Antonio Aponte

Revelation of José Antonio Aponte

On April 9, 1812, the severed heads of five black-skinned men were displayed in cages in various areas of the capital city of the Spanish colony on the island of Cuba.  At the most prominent crossroads
Jazz plaza 2010

Fortunate concomitances

Spontaneity and improvisation are values embraced by both jazz and the expressionist aspects of visual arts. The Jazz men "are irreducible musicians to all mediation, be that of any musical aesthetic,

"Acacia" Gallery at Art Show 2020

Acacia Gallery, as part of its strategy for the promotion and marketing of Cuban art, decided to resume its participation in Art Show. There was already a history of its participation in 2017. Manuel
El Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, en Valencia, obra del arquitecto Santiago Calatrava

Valencia, the world capital of design 2022

For many connoisseurs of the subject, it was surprising that Barcelona, the undisputed reference of design in the Iberian Peninsula, did not reach the naming, but the question has already been clarifie
Oficio de isla

"Oficio de isla": in the "clearing" of a country

One of the most important events of the Cuban theater in 2018 was “Oficio de isla”, a staging by Osvaldo Doimeadiós, presented on an old dock of the Havana harbor, in which music — performed live by th