Tuesday, July 10

Picasso and Flamenco Dancer in Paper Mache

Picasso and Flamenco Dancer in Paper Mache [enlarge]

This is the entrance to a small shop at carrer Montcada in El Raval quarter not very far from Picasso Museum, that's the reason why these paper mache figures are sitting out on those chairs taking some fresh air in the most traditional Spanish way. It is a well known fact that Pablo Picasso loved everything related to flamenco, remember he was from Málaga although you don't need to be from Andalusia to love flamenco or not. Here is a good link to some awesome figures in papier mache, to Picasso's biography and why not, to flamenco.

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Blogger Nazzareno said...

¡Para Picasso ok, pero el bellerina no es justo bonito eh! Te felicitas pre las fotos.

3:41 PM  
Blogger Carlos said...

Non capisco molto bene queste parole ma grazie mile.

3:49 PM  
Anonymous Quantumfog said...

Carlos, your website looks better every time I visit. I've been thinking about going to a two-column format myself.

It's amazing that you can take hundreds of pictures in one city and not run out of interesting subjects. Your expertise in photography is evident.

8:31 PM  
Blogger Kate said...

I wonder what Picasso would think of this figure? Love the photo.

4:22 AM  
Blogger pusa said...

a lovely colorful photograph! though i must admit the paper mache looks scary

9:18 AM  
Anonymous Okina said...

I saw this paper Picasso last November.:))

10:16 AM  
Blogger Cindy said...

Hola Carlos,
I was in Barcelona in March of this year and went into this Shop after visiting the Picasso museum. The pics we took of the shop did not come out. Thankfully we have 2 lovely masques to remember it by! Thank you for the memories by posting this photo.

10:08 PM  
Blogger Carlos Lorenzo said...

Thanks my friends. Thanks Cindy I am glad my picture brings back memories.

10:32 PM  

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