LAS MENINAS ARE OCCUPYING HELSINKI

22.08.2007 at 16:33 | Posted in HSS | Leave a comment

by HSS student Marija Milovanovic
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They’ve been travelling around the world…now they’re in Helsinki, walking along the Esplanade Park as they’ve always been its part…New Helsinki’s guests are Manolo Valdes massive art sculptures, modern revision of Velasquez’s “Las Meninas” (“The Maids of Honour”). These tender icons of baroque society…obedient ladies…ladies of distance and silence…are carrying the Spanish spirit to the north…and reminding us on different cultural patterns…

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