No conocemos si alguno de ellos se dedicaba a la investigación, aunque de hacerlo debían ser los de jerarquías superiores para que se aceptasen sus descubrimientos. La formación de los médicos se realizaba en la casa de la vida. Se reclutaban jóvenes estudiantes después de un período de observación, y comprar viagra viagra también se enseñaba a los médicos griegos que llegaban para completar su conocimiento en Egipto, que tenía fama de contar con los mejores médicos. Este complemento de la formación podía durar diez años.

SPAIN ARTS & CULTURE FALL/WINTER CULTURAL PROGRAM 2016

 

The Embassy of Spain in Washington D.C., in collaboration with the Embassy of Spain in Ottawa (Canada), is thrilled to present the new cultural program SPAIN arts & culture Fall/Winter 2016.

This season, SPAIN arts & culture will focus on the creative power of illustration, comic, and literature. Spanish Fever: Stories by the New Spanish Cartoonists (Fantagraphics, 2016), is an anthology that gathers the work of 30 artists, some of them masters such as Paco Roca, Miguel Gallardo, and Javier Olivares as well as rising stars and experimental artists like David Rubín, José Domingo, Anna Galvañ. Edited by National Comic Award Santiago García, and published by Fantagraphics , one of the most prestigious publishing houses specializing in comics worldwide, Spanish Fever is an extended edition of Panorama: La novela gráfica española hoy, originally published by Astiberri in 2013. This American English translation serves as testimony to the exceptional moment of creativity of new Spanish comics at the start of the 21st century, driven by the graphic novel movement. Some of the authors of the book will participate at SPX Small Press Expo, North America’s premiere independent cartooning and comic arts festival, and will be touring in several cities in the US, such as Baltimore and New York to present the newest trends of Spanish comic.

Literature has also an important role in this program. Writer Carlos Ruiz Zafón is one of the guests at The National Book Festival in Washington DC this year (Sep 24). The author of The Shadow of the Wind, will also offer a piano concert at the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain on Sep 28. He will be joined by Washington Post journalist Manuel Roig-Franzia to talk about his passion for music, the use of this art in his writing, and his creative process. Additionally, Enrique Vila-Matas will be touring the East Coast (Boston, New York and Princeton) to promote Vampire in Love, the newly translated collection of his finest short stories. He will also meet writer Paul Auster at Instituto Cervantes in New York in a talk to discuss life and literature (Oct 5).
Cervantes anniversary is still being celebrated this season with several events. Cervantes: The Last Quixote, written by playwright Jordi Casanovas, and directed by José Luis Arellano at Gala Hispanic Theatre offers a peculiar version of the life of this universal author. Also this month (Sep 29) Spanish Yale Professor Gonzalez-Echevarría will present a collection of essays on Cervantes and his body of work featured in the April issue of Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos. This event will include a concert by Spanish soprano Amaya Arberas and guitar player Paul Holmes and a reading of excerpts from Cervantes’ works, where different Hispanic personalities will honor the famed writer. Moreover, in October, the series Quijote de Cine, at the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain, will offer some curiosities such as Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of LaMancha, a film directed by ten of the students of actor James Franco's at USC (University of Southern California). The last episode of this Cervantes celebration will be related with gastronomy. In October, we will present the festival Eat Spain Up!at the Delegation of the European Union in Washington DC, featuring the culinary art of chef Firo Vázquez and his peculiar ‘Quijote comestible’ (Edible Quixote).

Visual Arts are represented in various exhibits and events. Drap-Art, a non profitorganization based in Barcelona which promotes the creative recycling, participates from September 9 to October 9 at Re:NEW Festival in Pittsburg with the work of six visual artists: Marcel.lí Antúnez, one of the co-founders of renowned Fura dels Baus theatre company, will be painting an 8 meter-long mural inspired by the city of Pittsburgh, DoloNavas will present a work comprised of waste materials from the city, and Karol Bergeret will display the exhibit Santas Amas de Casa, Species in Extinction.

Every year many American Institutions present Spanish events: For the first time in the US, The Meadows Museum in Dallas, TX will showcase from October to January, Modern Spanish Art from the Asociación Colección Arte Contemporáneo, a unique exhibition that gathers more than 90 paintings, sculptures and works on paper from 1915 to 1960, and also for the first time, Splendor, Myth and Vision: Nudes from the Prado at Clark Institute in Williamstown, MA, is now featuring 28 old master paintings from the Museo Nacional del Prado; The Norton Simon Museum in California will present from October to February States of Mind: Picasso Lithograhs 1945-1960; The Menil Collection in Houston displays 70 of Pablo Picasso’s drawings in ‘Picasso The Line’(Sept 15 to January 8, 2017), and The Weisman Art Museum University of Minnesota showcases from January to May ‘The Beautiful Brain’a collection of scientific drawings by Santiago Ramón y Cajal, who is considered to be the father of modern neuroscience.

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