Synthesis of styles in Willem de Kooning

De Kooning was the last to die from the legendary post-war generation, now known under the heading of Action Painters or Abstract Expressionists. He spawned together with this generation, an internationally recognizable American art. Because of this achievement, I am surprised to recall that De Kooning is actually European in origin. Willem de Kooning was… Continue reading Synthesis of styles in Willem de Kooning

Gabriel García Márquez: Journalistic works 1948-1952.

"Journalism is my vocation," Gabriel Garcia Márquez has explained in countless interviews. In the great literary works of the Nobel Prize winner of 1982 one often feels the tightrope walk between hard-researched facts and the slightly exotic poetry of Latin America, which results in the so-called "magical realism". How extensive the journalistic oeuvre of today's… Continue reading Gabriel García Márquez: Journalistic works 1948-1952.