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Bachelor Degree in History of Art by University of Valencia (2009- 2013)

Team member of “Culture & Society” in the digital portal “We Learn Today” and also I write for “Cultura y Sociedad” in “Que Aprendemos Hoy” (spanish version).

Internship in BWA Awangarda Gallery of Wroclaw (Poland).

Personal Blog: http://artspresence.blogspot.com.es/

What is the meaning of “Primitivism” in Art?

Pablo Picasso, 1907 "Demoiselles d'Avignon"

When a person, who considers himself/herself as a lover of art, tries to describe a piece, he/she will probably use some common sentences like “This canvas has primitive features…”, “This sculpture reminds me of primitive masks…” or “The artist is interested in the primitive rituals of some cultures…” Maybe, the use of this adjective could be a little risky, […]

Goodbye to Cinecittà

cinecitta

Last March, it was known that the amazing and historic cinema studios Cinecittà, which was located in Rome, will probably be closed down and it will be replaced with a group of buildings (hotels, restaurants, gyms, beauty centers, etc.). The protests have been taking place since some years ago because of the global crisis and also as a result of the […]

Alina Szapocznikow: Her life in sculptures

"Exhumed", bronze, 1955.

This polish artist has turned out to be one of the woman artists more revolutionary and essential of her time. She is one perfect example in the History of Contemporany Art where the personal life of the artist has an effect on her works. She was born in 1926 in Kalisz and with an early […]

The year of “El Greco”

Laocoonte (detail). Oil on canvas.

The Spanish city of Toledo is ready for being during this year the centre of attention because of  the commemoration of the 4th Centenary of the death of El Greco. Toledo is going to offer all kind of cultural activities related with this significant artist of the Spanish  Renaissance, from a huge diversity of exhibitions […]

ARCO 2014: Artistic and Cultural Offer

"A Kind of you" from the documental photographer Perttu Saksa

Arco was celebrated a week ago in Madrid. Many visitors could attend to the 33rd edition of this Art Contemporany Fair from 19th until 23rd of the past month of February. This fair is yearly organized by Ifema and it entails a worldwide meeting where large cultural institutions, collectors, galleries and some celebrities get together […]

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