Sorolla- Notes in the sand (Apuntes en la arena)

Sorolla: Notes in the sand – Apuntes en la arena (Exhibit at El Carmen Museum, Valencia, Spain) April 15, 2016 Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (1863 – 1923) is known as a master of light and for his portraits, landscapes, and monumental works of social and historical themes, many in the impressionist style.  Many of his paintings are … Read moreSorolla- Notes in the sand (Apuntes en la arena)

Neat Spanish Poster Art from the 1920’s (photos)IM | Spanish poster art 20’s and 30’s

March 28, 2016 MUVIM (Valencian Museum of Modernity and Illustration) is now exhibiting poster art, some paintings and a few old films of the era, starting in the 1920’s.  Spain suffered through a civil war from 1936-39.  Fatalities numbered in the 400.000 range, with another 200,000 murdered by Franco’s Falangists after the war, and atrocities by … Read moreNeat Spanish Poster Art from the 1920’s (photos)IM | Spanish poster art 20’s and 30’s