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Victor Vilchiz rated it really liked it Oct 23, Although the court painter and a respected painter and man of knowledge, Velasquez has been under attack, at least in this play. His works make frequent use of the symbolism of the senses—for example, using the “fiery darkness,” in which the protagonist cannot see, as a symbol of Spain’s dark situation.

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Maka Paz rated it really liked it Feb 23, It makes you rethink conventional ideas regarding freedom of expression in visual arts, including what is considered “pornographic. A common theme in his work is Spain’s problems during and after Franco. There are some minor flaws, at least in my view.

On vlalejo other buerp, the cleaners had not been paid for three months and the Marqui Las Meninas by Antonio Buero Vallejo Velasquez is not one of my favorite painters…and as for Antonio Buero Vallejo- I had not heard about it until a few days ago. The fact that Velasquez has painted a beautiful woman causes hatred right next to him, in his circle of friends, one of whom betrays him, because he is jealous and enamored with the model, who seems to like the painter and ignores the man who becomes a sworn enemy of the artist.


Las Meninas : A Fantasia in Two Parts

Jessie Frances rated it it was amazing Jul 18, This attracts the wrath of the powers to be. Javisalas rated it really liked it Nov 04, Refresh and try again.

First of all, Velasquez paints a naked woman and that is considered so outrageous for the 17th century that he is brought in front of a tribunal lead by the king.

Apart from these leftist ideas that I disagree with, the play is informative, entertaining, revealing interesting aspects in the life of a great artist, who is determined to keep his faith and principles even when the authorities suggest that he destroys Las Meninas and change his artistic perspective. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Open Preview See a Problem?

The title of the play is given by a famous painting, which was both excellent and daring.

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I have literally no idea how it was published. Mangeles rated it it was amazing Jul 26, I am not sure what is the historical truth and what is the artistic license, but the fiction works wonderfully and I loved it.

In bureo tragedies there is always a sense of hope for the future.


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On the other hand, the cleaners had not been paid for three months and the Marquis had committed some abuses. After being released he wrote Story of a Stairway in Jan 23, Catherine rated it really liked it Shelves: During the civil war, he served as a medical aid in the Republican army. Libby rated it liked it Jan 07, Katherine rated it really liked it Apr 14, The character in question serves as a model for a painting of Velasquez and then comes back with revolutionary ideas- fighting for justice and, it seems to me- against the very idea of monarchy.

Velasquez was accused of giving more importance to himself and even a dog in the painting, than to their royal highnesses.

Dec 18, Realini rated it really liked it.

There is a character in the play that says: Very insightful historical drama based around Spanish painter Diego Velazquez and the controversy surrounding his depiction of “Venus. Malea rated it really liked it Mar 10, Makenzie rated it it was amazing Apr 17, Ethan rated it really liked it May 31, About Antonio Buero Vallejo.

Miguel rated it really liked it Nov 23,