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Claire Leibovich delivers a masterclass on Spain’s most astronomically-priced paintings you can’t afford

Les Femmes d´Algers (Version O) set a world record price when it was sold for US$179 million (€125 million) at Christie's New York in 2015

Legendary painter Mark Ryden among dozens of artists at NEW Malaga pop art show, amid gallery staff contract row

It comes after a row broke at the CAC, as 17 staff from its Oleo restaurant were sacked, while 22 workers have denounced the Town Hall over contract disputes

How a Welshman helped the Spanish win one of the biggest land deals in US history

The Welsh Don Juan … The one who’s belief that Welsh Indians roamed America’s Wild West helped a President strike the greatest land deal in history

9 Spanish Christmas traditions you don’t want to miss this year

Spending Christmas in Spain? These are the things to look out for, writes Olive Press’ Spanish hack Pablo Balbontin

SHERRY XMAS: All you need to know about Andalucia’s famous tipple and what to pair it with this festive...

There’s one to go with everything, writes La Bodega del Cantinero’s sommelier, Juan M Padron

The most beautiful village in Mallorca has been named

FORNALUTX is officially the most beautiful village in Mallorca, according to the Association of the Most Beautiful Villages of Spain.

Spain is least ‘culturally arrogant’ country in Europe but here are 10 reasons why you SHOULD say ‘Viva España!’

Spain is the humblest country in Europe when it comes to shouting about its national patrimony - way behind boastful Britain and gloating Greece, according to a recent poll. But Pablo Balbontin has 10 reasons to be proud of his native land...

Spanish cave art reveals humans used stars to tell time 40,000 years ago

Humans measured time by watching how stars change position in the night sky, using them to mark events such as comet attacks

Game of Thrones company shoot new 10-part Netflix series on Costa del Sol

Based on the supernatural manga comics Warrior Nun Areala by Ben Dunn, the show’s plot scenarios will also be set in Andalucia

REVEALED: Spain’s cities rank higher than London in world’s top 50 ‘most liveable’

Both Spanish cities had identical scores for the first three categories, but Barcelona edged ahead with better health and infrastructure rankings than Madrid

Invaluable 16th Century Titian painting torn after falling from wall in Madrid

Conservation experts from the Museo del Prado, to mend the ‘considerable horizontal tear’

How a Toledo synagogue became a symbol of anti-Semitism in Spain

As anti-Semitism continues to top Britain’s political agenda, the Olive Press visits a curious monument symbolic of this age-old conflict in Spain

SPAIN’S ROBIN HOODS: Retracing the steps of famous Andalucian bandits who took from the rich and gave to the...

In Andalucia during the 18th and 19th centuries, bandits were flamenco dancers, bull-fighters, smugglers and travellers, writes Diana Tang and Grace Lee

Secret location art festival takes over Malaga

The location for each show will be kept a secret until 24 hours before

Nit de L’Art and a month long Jazz festival coming to Sa Pobla

SA POBLA has an artsy summer ahead, kicking off with an evening of art taking over the city for the annual Nit de L'Art.The...

Palma’s Cinema a la Fresca on the waterfront returns with more English movies

A STRING of hit movies are to be shown with English subtitles at the annual outdoor cinema season this summer.Cinema a la Fresca begins...

Colors Market brings foodtrucks and entertainment to Palma’s San Carlos castle every Sunday

A SERIES of foodtrucks are driving into the castle of San Carlos in Palma, creating the 'Colors Market' every Sunday with an open food...

Night Markets are popping up all over Mallorca for the summer season

TWO night markets full of local foods, fashion and crafts have popped up around Mallorca for the summer season.Santa Catalina in Palma hosts the...

Hollywood hunk Idris Elba holidays in Ibiza before summer gig on the island

HE is best known as the suave TV detective Luther and for his award-winning portrayal of Nelson Mandela in Long Walk to Freedom.Now Idris...

New house on the market is a history lesson in itself on Pollensa’s pine walk

THEY say opportunities are like sunrises – wait too long and you miss them.But what about an opportunity with the sunrises included?Kensington International Mallorca...

Rialto Living’s newest artist on show is Luis Maraver and his India inspired works

INSPIRED by his trips to India, Luis Maraver is the newest artist exhibition at Palma’s Rialto Living store.The 61-year-old Spanish painter has been travelling...

Spanish magician Jorge Blass announced to return to Palma

MAGICIAN Jorge Blass has been announced to return to the Palma Auditorium from August 31 through September 2 with a whole new act.With a...

Son Servera hosts an artsy weekend with Vi Nit de L’Art

SON Servera has a very artsy weekend of theatre, concerts, art exhibits, and diverse culture on June 9 and 10.Vi Nit de L'Art 2018...

GAME OVER: French artist Invader to have controversial artworks scrubbed off Malaga buildings

TAKE a walk around Malaga and you can’t miss the 80s video game-inspired work of French street artist Invader.His trademark pixel mosaics can be...

BRIGHTER AND BOLDER: Expat artist returns for Palma exhibition

EXPAT artist Adrian Elgie is returning to Rialto Living with a new exhibition 'Brighter and Bolder' a year after his first solo exhibition at...

FAIR FUN: Palma’s Fira del Ram is back in action

MALLORCA’S most historic funfair is making its annual return.The Fira del Ram, which dates back to the 1500s, has returned with a fabulous 170...
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