Posts Tagged ‘Spain’

The Botched Spanish Fresco Restoration: Ageism in the Art World?

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in Blog, NY Press Exclusive

“Despite Good Intentions,” states the headline of a New York Times piece about the elderly woman in Spain who performed an amateur “restoration” of a century-old church fresco, “a Fresco in Spain Is Ruined.” Good intentions or not, the woman destroyed a priceless, irreplaceable work of art. 80-year-old Cecilia Gimenez took to the more than [&hellip
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Spanish Steps

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Our Town

Corella’s Barcelona Ballet Fulfills a Dream By Valerie Gladstone Many great ballet dancers dream of starting their own companies, though few get the opportunity. Even as he performed with American Ballet Theater, Angel Corella was plotting to establish a ballet company in his native Spain. Unlike most European countries, Spain had never been able to [&hellip
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Lapsed Vision: Emilio Estevez seeks The Way

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Emilio Estevez seeks The Way By Gregory Solman Despite the persevering earnestness of filmmaker Emilio Estevez, The Way wanders off a well-trodden path down too many dead ends to find the epiphany it seeks. Dispirited and dour company among the golf buddies of his southern California suburbia, ophthalmologist Tom (Martin Sheen) undertakes a somber journey [&hellip
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