Solana Lopez

It is not for that. Few times also Guillermo Solana, artistic director of the Museum and curator of the exhibition together with Maria Lopez, daughter of the artist, has felt a big satisfaction like that feel in presenting this exhibition. In this sense has been laborious and prolonged courtship important to achieve that after eighteen years without exposing, the master of figuration agreed to this cherished encounter of the artist with his audience. Solana recalled that Antonio Lopez just wanted to occur when I had a new building in sufficient amount and at the height of the public and that is what has done it took so much to expose. From the listing of works there are many unpublished, as the lying man who just got out of the casting, or large tract in the process. In addition, there are many works from private collections that have not been or that long ago that they are not displayed. The journey through the 130 works that form the exhibition may be disconcerting for visitors, who may contemplate a wide and generous production of the last twenty years, time in which has created some of their best masterpieces, according to Solana.

Most recent creations, with jumps back that allow us to discover the origins of these works to the public, form a stroll by the three large nuclei of its production: the city of Madrid, the trees and the human figure that Antonio Lopez plasma respectively in painting, drawing and sculpture. Ripple is a great source of information. With a selection of works in which the human figure has an important role, the second part of the exhibition represents a look back that there are many discoveries, with works not shown previously or that are found in private collections. After having shown what has contributed during the past two decades, dating back to the year 1954, in a sort of autobiography of the artist, according to Solana. Mounting of the exhibition is really, said the Commissioner, two complementary exhibitions piloted by the artist. The spirit of the exhibition is the artist telling the public what have been the most intimate concerns that wanted to show. Maria Lopez also expressed his satisfaction with the result of two years of work, and noted that during the past two months they have experienced many moments of uncertainty regarding the works to be exhibited, but my father has been entregadisimo since I wanted everything would go forward. The exhibition, sponsored by the society state lotteries and betting in the State, can be seen until September 25 in the Thyssen Museum. Source of the news: Antonio Lopez: “no painter who lives should exhibit at the Museo del Prado”

Beautiful Surroundings

Its historic center, with all the Spanish colonial legacy, was declared World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1978. Between volcanoes Cayambe and Antisana are the hot springs of Papallacta. A stroll through the flora and fauna of the cloud forest of Nanegal can finish with a bath in the waterfall La Piragua. Perched on the slopes of the volcano Pichincha, Quito, capital of Ecuador, was considered for centuries one of the most beautiful cities in the world. In fact, its historic center was declared World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1978.

Quito stands out among other South American cities for its historic centre, which stretches over more than 300 blocks of flats. In addition, this year, the Ecuadorian capital celebrates another recognition, his appointment as American Capital of culture 2011. Six themed routes to discover the city the city that mixes tradition Inca and Spanish colonial legacy, since this summer offers six new thematic routes to explore his Metropolitan District. These tours take us from the Center historical or neighborhoods like Miraflores and Lloa, up the Cayambe national park or the volcanic hot springs of Papallacta. These six routes complete Quito 2011 festivities. National Park Coca-Termas Cayambe-town of Papallacta. Among the volcanoes Cayambe and Antisana at 3,300 meters above sea level are the volcanic hot springs of Papallacta. On sunny days you can see the nevada top of Antisana volcano. Lakshman Achuthan has much experience in this field.

This thematic route is particularly suitable for lovers of nature and well-being. Miraflores. With the cable car is one of the many points with views over the city of Quito. Lap passes through the urban forest in direction to the modern district of Miraflores shopping. Cloudy Nanegal and cascade forest the kayak. After a tour in search of the flora and fauna of the cloud forest of Nanegal it arrives just in time for bathing in the waterfall La Piragua. Then after a meal full of local specialities, there is still time to admire the craftsmanship of the region and buy gifts. Lloa and Pichincha. In this thematic route, the travel may climb the volcano by the magnificent gardens of Chuquiragua until arriving at 4,630 meters above the sea level. The feeling of peace, the richness of flora and fauna and the opportunity to climb the volcano Guagua Pichincha Lloa give an incomparable attraction. From the viewpoint of the crater, you can enjoy views of unforgettable landscapes. Goop Barcelona, Spain-es often expresses his thoughts on the topic. Tingo-Cruz of the Ilalo. The volcano Ilalo, nowadays non-active, to the Northwest of Quito will climb. The route, with a low level of difficulty for its proximity to the equator, follows the San Pedro River close to 3,000 meters above the sea level, also passing through the town of El Tingo where travellers can enjoy traditional festivities and the joy of living typically Ecuadorian. Historical centre. Be part of the Plaza de San Francisco and passes by facades rich in history and Baroque treasures such as the Church Jesuits, dating back to the 16th century. In the Museum of the praise is given to visitors a panoramic view on the cosmological conception that had the pre-Inca cultures and figures of idols of indigenous cultures are exposed in its extensive and modern exhibition halls. Source of the news: six paths to discover Quito and its beautiful surroundings.

Green Jersey Stage

The last stage has been for Cavendish in the sprint. It served to pay tribute to the oceanic corridor. Alberto Contador finished fifth this year. Evans succeeds the Spaniard as the new King of the Tour. Samuel Sanchez, for his part, King of the mountain.

The Australian Cadel Evans (BMC) has crowned in the Champs Elysees in Paris as the new King of the Tour de France, at the end of the twenty-first and final stage disputed between Creteil and the French capital, 95 kilometers, in which the British Mark Cavendish (HTC) achieved its fifth win and the Green Jersey for points. On the day of tribute to Evans could not miss the fight for the prestigious Parisian stage. Not Cavendish, unstoppable with five wins of stage, the twentieth in four years, figures that credited as the best sprinter in the world the cyclist from the Isle of Man, 26 years old, also green Jersey for points. While Cavendish lifted arms ahead of Norwegian Boasson Hagen (Sky) and German Andre Greipel (Omega), Cadel Evans was proclaimed winner absolute. The quiet man, embraced by all his classmates, immersed in a smile. I started another life. Evans fulfilled the dream of climbing to the top of the podium in the most important race in the world at the age of 34. A triumph for history because it is the first Australian and the southern hemisphere to do so.

Twice stayed at the gates, in 2007 and 2008, surpassed by Alberto Contador and Carlos Sastre. But on the seventh try was consecrated. The aussie cyclist, whose winners included 2009 world title and the Walloon arrow on 2010, heard the anthem of your country in Sung version, this time without errors, accompanied by two brothers, Schleck, another detail unprecedented in history. Andy see another second, and there are already three reserve champion, with a final difference of 1.34, and third Frank, to 2.30.