A flamenco dancer on stage looks amazing. But what about backstage, what does it really take to become one? I asked two famous flamenco dancers from Spain, Úrsula and Tamara López, who run their own dance academy in Seville.
Category: fine art
Flamenco action painting – interview with Patricio Hidalgo Morán.
Spanish artist Patricio Hidalgo Morán invented a performing art called ‘live-action-flamenco-painting’. Flamenco Artworks© interviewed him and found out: combine flamenco with action painting and things will get messy.
Flamenco entertainment- LIVE from Seville, Spain
Flamenco painter Patricio Hidalgo took me for a fantastic flamenco night in the Spanish city of Seville in a place where he painted the stage design and where flamenco history is still very tangible. Read on to join me in my magical encounters with flamenco. One of the greatest things of Seville is the omnipresence of flamenco. Different…
Flamenco Artworks© Weekly Inspiration: Julio & Sara dancing with paintings
No, this weekly inspiration is not about Julio Iglesias. He is not a flamenco singer! It is about another Julio, a Spanish artist called Julio Romero de Torres (1874-1930) who painted such beautiful portraits of Andalusian belles, that they were still represented a century later in a movie by Carlos Saura called ‘Flamenco Flamenco’. In this dance scene in…
REVIEW A ‘muse’ is what the ancient Greeks called the feminine deities that inspired artists. And they have been generous with their gift of inspiration in the case of Musa, a show by María Marín and Irene Álvarez that combines several of the arts with the classical Spanish guitar and flamenco dance in the lead.
Salvador Dalí was a flamenco action painter.
Spanish artist Salvador Dalí was famous for his surrealistic works of art, but did you know he also took a shot at flamenco action painting? Original film footage lets us join the party.