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Museo Iconográfico del Quijote, or The Museum of Don Quixote Iconography

This museum was the highlight of my trip to Guanajuato, and it seems that the city itself is dedicated to Quixote. There are multiple statues and sculptures of Quixote throughout the city, and there’s an annual conference about the book put on the the Universidad de Guanajuato. 258 more words

Etre moderne: Le MoMA à Paris at Fondation Louis Vuitton, through March 5, 2018.

“The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Fondation Louis Vuitton present the first comprehensive exhibition in France to present MoMA’s unparalleled collection: Etre moderne: Le MoMA à Paris. 634 more words

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Surrealist Nature Walk and Space Trip at MoMA

Drawn mostly from its own collections, MoMA’s Surrealist tribute show “Max Ernst: Beyond Painting,” running through January 1, takes visitors on a nature walk and space trip through the eyes of one of the 20th century’s wildest art innovators. 504 more words

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It's The Thought That Counts

What’s a writer with limited financial resources to do when the holidays roll around and he wants to send gifts?  For Langston Hughes, during the holiday season of 1950, the answer was to share some of his wit in homemade Christmas postcards. 173 more words

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Moor than Words can Express

Cordoba

Heading south to Andalusia we noticed a distinct change in the architecture. The capital of the Moor occupation of Spain, there is a huge Moorish influence here. 893 more words

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