Posts Tagged ‘Goya’

Goya in Times of War: at the Prado in Madrid

This time it is not a failed movie adaptation, but an exhibition of 200 works at the Prado. From portraits of children, like Goya’s grandson Mariano, to nightmarish visions and the all too real horrors of war, an exploration of the artist’s astonishing range. This exhibition was organized for the bicentennial of the Spanish War […]

Goyas ghosts

Goya’s Ghosts, by Miloš Forman

The theme is the great painter Goya, the director is Academy Award winner Miloš Forman (Amadeus, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest), the stars are Natalie Portman and Javier Bardem, the film was shot on location in Spain. I had read middling reviews, but my expectations were high when I saw it last summer in […]