Cultural Identity

Argentine Literature History: The Marcos Sastre Hall. Oil by Alberto M. Rossi. Miguel Ángel Moretón Collection Detail

Argentine Literature History

This is the history of Argentine literature, from the time of the Spanish conquest and colonization of the Argentine territory until the 1990s. It is a brief review of the schools, movements, and tendencies of Argentine literature together with the main writers. and poets. Origin of Argentine Literature in the Colonial Period The history of … Leer más

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Argentine Cinema (1945-1995)

Cinema arrived in Argentina soon after being launched in Paris and, in a short time, the first national productions started to be shot. Among other attractions, there were world-class pioneers in scientific and animation movies. But the true industry of argentine cinema started only in 1933, with the establishment of sound film. The good times, … Leer más

Argentine Cinema History: La muchachada de a bordo (1936)

Argentine Cinema History (1896-1945)

Argentine cinema history begins with the first film exhibition with a motion picture of the Lumiére’s, that took place on July 18, 1896. In 1894 the kinetoscope had already made its arrival and, by early 1896, a kinetoscope concessionaire had tried public projections with a device of his own invention. Article of the guest columnist, Paraná Sendros … Leer más

Colón Theater Ballet in Argentina since 1940

Colón Theater Ballet in Argentina since 1940

Ballet in Argentina during the 1940’s The Colon Theater Ballet in Argentina during the decade of the ’40 incorporates important figures of the Russian ballet. Balanchine worked for our Ballet in 1942. Monte Carlo Ballets with Léonide Massine and the Original Ballet Russe of Colonel Basil also performed in the early 1940. The Original Ballet merged … Leer más