Friday, May 24, 2019

Lost in translation

Eloise Horsfield looks at the perils of making mistakes in a foreign language and why it pays to get a translation right…

Book exchange in Spain

Online bookstore Books4Spain has joined forces with London's Instituto Cervantes

Remembering women in Spain’s conquest of the New World

They Didn’t Go Alone, at the National Naval Museum until September 30 tells the story of Spain's first female admiral, Isabel Barreto

Books sold by weight in Spain

A group of friends in Madrid has opened a shop selling books by weight

A Spanish leap of faith

'Devils' jump over babies, all in the name of tradition - and superstition

Moors and Christians in Mojacar

Don't miss the fabulous festival this weekend

Picasso’s Posters on show in Andalucia

Stunning linocuts by Malaga artist currently being exhibited

Larry Fink on show in Almeria

Work by the top US photographer is on display at the Centro Andaluz de la Fotografia until July 15

Holy cow! It’s a Picasso

Unemployed Zachary Brodish was in for a surprise when he picked up a 'reproduction' at a US charity shop

Gwyneth Paltrow: The ‘adopted daughter’ returns to Spain

The fluent Spanish speaker will star in the film 33 Days, which hinges on the making of Picasso masterpiece Guernica

Tricky tactics in Andalucia

The Bristolian star gave fans a treat at Sevilla's Territorios festival

Last chance for Lucas

An 80-year-old artist is launching her last ever exhibition

Painting in the pueblo

A three-day event in Gaucin will allow artists to share the creative process with others

New Picasso work in Malaga

The oil painting will be on show until October 19

God’s own Banksy in Barcelona

Spain’s very own Michelangelo tarts up Barcelona church - but it’s not graffiti, he claims

Mass grave unearthed in Teba

Work is underway to excavate what could be Spain’s second largest civil war mass grave

Have you seen this painting?

Oil painting by Juliette Robb stolen from Los Arcos restaurant

It’s cute in Cutar

Sally Harrison steps back in time and looks at the Moorish town of Cutar

With the Reds in Andalucia

Vivid account of Irishman Joe Monks’ time serving with the International Brigades during Spanish Civil War has been translated into Spanish

Is there anybody out there?

With recent claims of a UFO sighting over the Costa del Sol, the Olive Press asked Eloise Horsfield to investigate the phenomena

Paradise at the Carmen Thyssen – Gauguin, Renoir and Pissarro

The Malaga gallery has launched a new exhibition celebrating idyllic landscapes

Under the covers – A Spanish Easter parade

As another rain-threatened Semana Santa gets under way across Andalucia, James Bryce goes behind the scenes with one local brotherhood

What shall I do this Easter?

Wendy Andersen looks at your Semana Santa options

One eye on Mecca – Almonastar la Real mezquita

It is one of the few surviving Spanish mosques to have stood the test of time

Me, myself…and my seven lovers

As the Picasso Museum unveils a new photo exhibition into the life of the artist, Eloise Horsfield takes a look at the colourful man behind the masterpieces and the many tragic, unfortunate women in his life

An arty party in Granada

A weekend of art and crafts will be held in a quirky village setting
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