ART TALK * THE WITCHES OF FRANCISCO GOYA * TUESDAY, 4, OCTOBER, 2022 @ 5:00PM


In this TALK, we will explore four of Goya's witchcraft paintings that we can see in Spain.  

HOW ETCHINGS ARE MADE


Etching is an intaglio printing process in which lines or areas are scratched into a metal plate with acid to absorb the ink. In etching, the plate can be made of iron, copper or zinc.

LECTURE * GOYA * LOS CAPRICHOS & LOS DISPARATES - TUESDAY, 11, OCTOBER, 2022 @ 5:00PM


LECTURE is about a particular phase in Francisco Goya's life that led to his prolific manifestation of etchings and aquatint caricatures.

NEWS & UPDATES - SEPTEMBER 15, 2022

Greetings SpainLifestylers,

What a hot summer. Wow. The hottest since records began, according to the weather services in the news

I managed to see two fabulous exhibitions at our wonderful Fine Arts Museum in Valencia, along with a few of my favourite art-loving women. 

ART TALK * The Multiverse of Velázquez - TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 2022 @ 5PM

ABOUT

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599 - 1660) was one of Spain's most intelligent and talented painters in Spanish history.

This TALK will compare two paintings by Diego Velázquez in order to discover the secrets behind his evolution and genius. 

1 - one of his first paintings, Christ in the House of Martha and Mary (1618), from his early years as a student in Seville. T

2 - Las Meninas or The Family of Felipe IV (1656), considered a masterpiece and the crowning achievement of his genius, painted at the end of his career.

News & Updates * June 11, 2022

Greeting SpainLifestylers, 

It's been a busy summer already. I have organised a couple of fantastic art exhibitions, the highlights of which I will tell you about. I have also finished another great book for your educational pleasure.

PRIDE & PASSION AT THE PRADO - About Book

Do you know Spain's Seven Most Famous Historical Romantic Stories & the Artists Who Immortalised Them?

TREASURES OF TERUEL - TBA



This class is like a virtual tour of the terrific town of Teruel.  It is a very special place in Spain that was rewarded with rich architecture from the Early Middle Ages to the Modernist period.

ANTONI GAUDI * PART TWO * TBA


THIS LECTURE will introduce you to Antoni Gaudi in his LATER YEARS. We will study the following works; Park Güell with Gaudi residence, Casa Batlló & Casa Milà

ANTONI GAUDI * part one * - TBA

THIS LECTURE will introduce you to Antoni Gaudi (25 June 1852 – 10 June 1926) and his EARLY YEARS. We will study the following works; Nau Gaudí de Mataró, Plaza Real, Güell Pavilions, El Capricho, Casa Vicens,  Palau Güell, Bodegas Güell & Casa Calvet