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The Rise of Fantastic Realism in Visual arts

The Rise of Fantastic Realism in Painting and Other Artistic Manifestations The term “Fantastic Realism” or “Magic Realism” came up in 1925, when art critic Franz Roh used it to speak of a trend or trend in German painting and Cultural scene. Even before Hitler’s fascist rule, some artists were painting canvases that mixed fantastic and realistic elements. Usually, they represented common scenarios that were crossed by, at least, an…

Afraid of the Light

Afraid of the Light

Afraid of the Light: A Story about Facing Your Fears Afraid of the Light is a delightful story about overcoming fears and learning to try something new—for kids ages 4–7. Ditter Von Dapp is a quirky rabbit who is painfully afraid of the light. Having confined himself to a cozily dark cave to avoid his biggest fear, he is one day forced to light a candle in order to find…

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The Biggest Flower in the World

The Biggest Flower in the World “What if the stories for children became mandatory reading for adults? Would they be able to really learn what they have been teaching for so long? – José Saramago, in “The biggest flower in the world.” “The biggest flower in the world” is a beautiful story for children. Still, first, it is a legitimate Saramago. Transforming into a character, the author tells us that…

Alice Walker

Alice Walker: The Temple of My Familiar

Alice Walker: The Temple of My Familiar “It all starts with wanting to understand something, whether it’s a person or just an event.” Alice Walker’s phrase about the production of her novels sets the tone of her literature: her work seeks to examine and understand the past and the North American black community’s ailments. As the writer, Alice Walker has been engaged in political initiatives since the 1960s. She has…

La Maison en Petits Cubes

La Maison en Petits Cubes-Short Movie

La Maison en Petits Cubes “La Maison en Petits Cubes” or .” Tsumiki no, ie” (original title) won an Oscar in 2008. A man finds himself surrounded by an immense aquatic surface that is gradually rising, flooding the city’s urban structures where he lives. Apparently resigned to this phenomenon of nature, he seeks to survive by rebuilding his house in a systematic and planned use of cubic structures. The first…

Mira Lehr

Mira Lehr: Six Decades of Artmaking

Mira Lehr: Six Decades of Artmaking Mira Lehr has been collected by major institutions across the U.S., including the Smithsonian Museum of American Art (Washington), the Getty Museum Research Center (Los Angeles), Perez Art Museum (Miami), the Jewish Museum of Florida (Miami Beach), the Orlando Museum of Art, the Bass Museum (Miami Beach), and the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center (NY), among many others. An Interview with Mira Lehr: Six…

Balli Kaur Jaswal

Bali Kaur Jaswall, author of “School of Erotic Stories for Widows”

Bali Kaur Jaswall, author of “School of Erotic Stories for Widows” Born in Singapore and with Punjabi roots, Balli Kaur Jaswal grew up in different places due to her father’s profession, who worked for the Singaporean Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Japan, Russia, Australia, and the Philippines are among the countries where she spent most of her youth. The fact of being continually changing places throughout her life awoke her perspective…

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The Discreet Art of Short Movies

The Discreet Art of Short Movies A Short Movie, or only short, is a short film. The Houaiss Dictionary defines a short Movie as “a film lasting up to 30 minutes, for aesthetic, informative, educational or advertising purposes. In general, it is shown as a complement to a more extensive cinematographic program. Not every story needs a long time to be told. The short film takes a direct and straightforward…


Who are you?

Who are you? There is a famous proverb that says there are two greats moments in everyone’s life. The first is the day you were born, and the second is the day you get to understand why. Through the various moments of our lives, we ask ourselves the purpose of life and worth living. Another question is how big of a role good luck or fortune plays in our lives?…