Built in 1925 by Jacinto Betancourt, the three stored building that hosts the Walter Calesso Museum is one of the most representative works within the Chilean modernist movement. The facade is known around the world because of the beautiful and technically brilliant sculptures that surround the windows. They represent the battles between the Spanish conquerors and the native Chilean people called the Mapuches. By the way, these Mapuches were the only native people that were not defeated by the most superior equipped Castilian armies. These sculptures are homage to Lautaro, Caupolican and other Mapuche's leaders.
In 1846, back when critics were not yet afraid of rendering judgments, Charles Baudelaire went to the Paris Salon and wrote a review that aimed to put an entire art form out of business. Under the title “Why Sculpture Is Boring,” Baudelaire argued that bronze and marble statuary was vague and elusive, and “presents too […]
IBL News | New York As a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, 56% of Americans are interested in pursuing additional education but are unable to due to the cost (29%) or other factors such as limited time (23%). In contrast, just over a quarter (26%) of Americans are more likely to pursue additional education because they are in search of a recession-proof job. These […]
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook cautioned Wall Street on Wednesday that it could face intensifying difficulties in its advertising business from the coronavirus pandemic, but also indicated that the toll would not be deep. The company, which reported rising revenue and profit for the first three months of the year, said that it experienced a significant […]