The House of Bernarda Alba explores themes of repression, passion and conformity through the depiction of a matriarch’s domination of her five daughters.
Using the early modern notion of ingenuity (ingenio, in Spanish) as a vantage point, this paper will explore a number of interconnected themes associated with the practice of painting – matters of technique, in particular– in seventeenth-century Spain.
The film’s fast-paced cuts, inventive perspectives, and innovative montages demonstrate the director’s engagement with the international avant-garde, and more specifically, Surrealism.
Spanish viol player Jordi Savall will be leading a performance at the Wigmore Hall next February 1st, in a characteristically colourful programme of pieces drawing attention to links between diverse musical traditions and focusing on ancient dance forms such as the folia and the canarios.
There is no way back in history, no point in trying to return to some kind of normal situation. If, as Rosa Luxembourg put it a century ago, economic catastrophe is the intrinsic, normal mode of existence for capital, shouldn’t we rethink the very concept of a Crisis?
Solo Loft Concert is a performance based on a live piano album composed and performed by Javier Rodriguez at Saffron House in November 2019.
Manuel Borja Villel has been director of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (MNCARS) since 2008. The core of his programme in the Museo is also represented in the development and reorganisation of the Collection
This is a unique opportunity for a group of England-based performance makers to embark upon a remarkable journey to internationalise their creative practice through an 18-month programme of events and residencies taking place across the world.
Over the last decades, studies of nineteenth-century Spanish art have undergone significant developments. As a nearly centenary institution, the history of the National Museum of Romanticism (Madrid) reveals both the historiography of nineteenth-century Spanish art and the everyday life in that period.