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Trivia About Las Meninas. I am not sure what is the historical truth and what is the artistic license, but the fiction works wonderfully and I loved it.
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. However, the courtiers were not impressed when they saw it. Books by Antonio Buero Vallejo. Davina rated it really liked it Mar 28, In the pas there is always a sense of hope for the future.
Very insightful historical drama based around Spanish painter Diego Velazquez and the controversy surrounding his depiction of “Venus. Las Meninas by Antonio Buero Vallejo. This attracts the wrath of the powers to be.
A common theme in his work is Spain’s problems during and after Franco. Miguel rated it really liked it Nov 23, After the war he was imprisoned for six years.
Las Meninas : A Fantasia in Two Parts
No trivia or quizzes yet. 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. Makenzie rated it it was amazing Apr 17, Stephanie rated it liked it Jul 01, While other authors left Spain to escape Franco’s censorship, Vallejo natonio in Spain and used symbolism to criticize the government.
Malea rated it really liked it Mar 10, Victor Vilchiz rated it really liked it Oct 23, Return to Book Page. On the other hand, the cleaners had not been paid for three months and the Marquis had committed some abuses.
Las Meninas by Antonio Buero Vallejo
Menibas to Read Currently Reading Read. Velasquez is a daring painter and takes some liberty in treating his subject. 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.
Lists with This Book. Mangeles rated it it was amazing Jul 26, Ambientada para que siguiera el momento anterior a que Velazquez pintara su famoso cuadro. But there is another bone of contention. It sounded rather socialist at times, with the insistence on the fight of the oppressed, the strike of the cleaners, to give a couple of examples. Jan 23, Catherine rated it really liked it Shelves: Andy Tsukuyomi rated it liked it May 24, It makes you rethink conventional ideas regarding freedom of expression in visual arts, including what is considered “pornographic.
Want to Read saving…. Molly rated it liked it Jan 13, I have literally no idea how it was published.
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Although the court painter and a respected painter and man of knowledge, Velasquez has been under attack, at least in this play. 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.
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. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Emily rated it liked it Apr 19, Maka Paz rated it really liked it Feb 23, This work presented a graphic picture of Spain after the Civil War and won the Lope de Vega Prize, establishing Vallejo as one of the foremost authors in Spain.