THE FAUVES

The Fauves. Passion For Color, journeys through the génesis and decelopment of Fauvism, controversial and exuberant movement thet entailed a renewing challenge towards the art of its time. The exibition offers an overview of the first major avant-garde artistic movement of the 20th century. The fauves, led by Henri Matisse, André Derain and Maurice de Vlaminck, really shook up the art establishment of their day with their innovative approach to the use of color, their energetic brushwork and seemingly wild execution. In 1905, their works were exhibited in the Salon d’Automne, causing such a stir among the public and the

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Best 5 Restaurants in Madrid on 2022

Gatro experiences

With Michelin starts but not too much ;-) Coque: With its two Michelin stars, three Ms from the Guía Metrópoli and three Repsol Suns, Coque has now opened its doors in the heart of Madrid, where hopes, dreams and mutual respect are the order of the day. Mario, Rafael and Diego Sandoval, third-generation restaurateurs, have imagined their ideal space into being, each applying his own signature touch, led by designer Jean Porsche. Remarcable! A Barra :  High Spanish Cuisine Restaurant and Gastronomic Bar with tasting menu Extensive Winery and Culinary Excellence. In fact the Gastronomic bar is our favorite, surprising

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From Visible to Invisible in Art

Long time ago, a close friend showed me a little picture at  the Prado Museum. “The Death Crist supported  by an Angel “ An angel whose emotion is difficult to express with words The table has been part of the collections of the  Prado Museum  since 1965 and is currently exhibited in the magnificent temporary exhibition “A place of memory 1819-2019” Antonello da Messina is probably the most important Renaissance painter in southern Italy, known for his early mastery of the Flemish technique in oil painting (Giorgio Vasari  at his book “ The lives of the most excellent painters…” thought

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Meet the 5 Stlylish New Hotels in Madrid

High design gets a personal touch at the Madrid Elegant City’s most stylish new stays URSO HOTEL & SPA Located in the middle of the city, yet also cunningly away from the main tourist drags, the early 20th-century building appears impressively neo-classical and traditional from the outside, while harbouring modish interiors and artful restorations on the inside. ‘It is about incorporating products that better reflect the setting of the hotel without sacrificing on quality or personality,’ The director says of his design vision, which manifests itself in sleek marble and honey-toned wood. TOTEM MADRID The Tótem is on a leafy

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Luxury Biarritz Cool & Cultural experiences

Biarritz beach

France’s ritzy Atlantic city of Biarritz is famous for many things, among them its love affair with Napoleon III’s Spanish wife, Empress Eugenie. On a visit to Biarritz in the 1850’s she fell in love with the city and built a palace on the beach – now the swish Hôtel du Palais – and stayed here frequently. Among her regular guests were Queen Victoria and Edward VII. Royalty aside, Biarritz is famous for its beautiful rocky coastline, spa therapies, buzzing surf scene and of course its heady fusion of cultures. Its old quarter is simply stunning! A combination of French,

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