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‘Cathedrals of Soccer’ worships the stadium
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‘Cathedrals of Soccer’ worships the stadium

The Tico Times - July 2, 2014

When Costa Rica defeated Greece on June 30, innumerable Ticos poured into the streets, screaming and chanting. In towns across the country, they crowded the avenues and…

Photo exhibit illustrates Brazil outside the World Cup
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Photo exhibit illustrates Brazil outside the World Cup

The Tico Times - June 30, 2014

In 2013, three photographers decided to fly to Brazil and take pictures of the people there. They knew about the impending World Cup, and they knew the…

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Fernando Carballo exhibit showcases 40 years of technique

The Tico Times - June 13, 2014

[caption id="attachment_39009" align="aligncenter" width="554"] Courtesy RedCultura[/caption] It’s one of the miracles of art: If you know what you’re doing, you can skip the brush and just dribble…

Tico photo series to debut at Sarajevo peace festival
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Tico photo series to debut at Sarajevo peace festival

The Tico Times - June 5, 2014

A century ago, Gavrilo Princip shot Archduke Franz Ferdinand at point blank range in downtown Sarajevo. The assassination precipitated World War I, which cost millions of lives,…

Museum of Contemporary Art celebrates 20 years of provocative exhibition
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Museum of Contemporary Art celebrates 20 years of provocative exhibition

The Tico Times - June 1, 2014

To celebrate its 20-year anniversary, the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design has picked a thought-provoking title: “El Día Que Nos Hicimos Contemporáneos,” or “The Day We…

Dual exhibit explores cartel violence, family history
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Dual exhibit explores cartel violence, family history

The Tico Times - May 17, 2014

If you visit TEOR/éTica Gallery in Barrio Amón, the pictures of decapitated bodies may confuse you. At first glance, the title will not help: “Ojalá el Sol…

National Gallery celebrates 20 years with dynamic ‘Heritage’ exhibit
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National Gallery celebrates 20 years with dynamic ‘Heritage’ exhibit

The Tico Times - April 30, 2014

In the drawing “Minotaur Attacking an Amazon,” a hairy, naked minotaur wrestles a bare-breasted woman to the ground. His eyes are cold, but his hulking body arches…

Glass artist showcases latest work in Zapote
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Glass artist showcases latest work in Zapote

The Tico Times - April 4, 2014

In the dining room of TAOS Plus, an upscale Zapote eatery, a reception for artist Fernán Salazar's glass sculptures celebrated his latest, “Explorando con el Vidrio” (Exploring with…

Cultural Events: Art City Tour is whirlwind guide to San José
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Cultural Events: Art City Tour is whirlwind guide to San José

The Tico Times - February 12, 2014

There are art galleries and museums all over San José, but where are they? Even lifelong Chepeños sometimes have trouble finding them. That’s what the Art City…