Blog Archive: December 2023

Through the lens of Dennis Hopper

Over a hundred photographs by the famous actor narrate, from his own experience, the boiling counterculture of the sixties. Dennis Hopper is best remembered as an actor, and film director. But he also devoted himself to writing, music, painting and fortunately, as evidenced by this exhibition, to photography. This "middle-class farmer boy", in

Scammed by dalí

Salvador Dalí (1904-1989) sold a false hair from his mustache for US$10,000 to Yoko Ono, John Lennon's widow, says former singer Amanda Lear, the artist's lover at that time, in an interview with VSD Magazine published on Thursday. Dalí could never resist the pull of money, said Amanda Lear. “One day he even sold a hair from his mustache to

When El Greco was Doménikos

At first, he adjusted to the lines with zeal. Like a student who perfects the stroke of letters in a calligraphy notebook. But over time "he would break the profiles, the academic bonds, and will begin to enjoy" while executing his works. Susana Pérez, a conservationist of the Thyssen Museum and member of the team that has carried out the