5 TV Shows to inspire you the next Madrid

If you are planning a trip to the Spanish capital, here are some television shows and SOAP OPERAS  you should watch before you visit us, to check out the city and get some insight into Spanish culture. ARDE MADRID The black and white shooting did not extingish his brilliant and flamish show, wich leed us inside a back stage of parties, sex and celebrities that runaway in gray dictator Franco period. Ava Gardner’s life in Madrid in the 1960s is told from the point of view of her maid and chauffeur, both spies in Franco‘s secret service, who report on her hedonistic lifestyle, filled with an

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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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ESSENTIAL MADRID

This tour we will provide  you a very precise  idea of the oldest Madrid heart The Essential Tour will give you a great overview of the old city. The tour encompasses 16th and 17th-century Madrid, including the grand plazas and traffic arteries that the Habsburg families built to transform a quiet town into a world-class capital. We well take you on a stroll through ‘Essential Madrid’, centering our tour around: Plaza Mayor, The Royal Opera House and the Royal Palace area. We will guide you down medieval streets, across majestic squares and through 1200 years of history. The open-natured people, diverse languages

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Master of Candlelight & Shadows

Born in France in 1593 George de la Tour early artistic career is somewhat of a mystery but it is documented that at the age of 27 he petitioned to the Duke of Lorraine to move to wife’s nearby hometown of Luneville and work there as a professional artist.He was granted permission and set up as a master painter with a studio and apprentice. La Tour became a successful provincial artist, painting mainly religious scenes.He became recognised for his nocturne paintings, where night scene narratives were dramatically lit as if by the light of a candle. The Duke of Lorraine

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Dal visibile all’invisibile

Alcuni anni fa un’amica mi fece conoscere il dipinto di Antonello da Messina la “Pietà” conservato nel Museo del Prado. L’emozione che suscitò in me la vista dell’Angelo che sostiene Cristo morto tra le sue braccia è difficile da esprimere a parole. La piccola tavola entrò a far parte delle collezioni del Museo nel 1967 e attualmente si trova esposto nella magnifica mostra “Un luogo di memoria 1819-2019”. Antonello da Messina è probabilmente il più importante pittore rinascimentale dell’Italia meridionale, conosciuto per la precoce ricezione della tecnica fiamminga della pittura ad olio (Giorgio Vasari nelle sue Vite lo riteneva diretto

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