As a pedestrian, not a driver, Robert Isenberg has a different relationship with the guachimánes than most.
The Tico Times Publications Group begins an exciting new era with the release of "The Green Season," a collection of essays, profiles, and travel stories written by former staff writer Robert Isenberg. We caught up with our old colleague to discuss mutual food nostalgia, Costa Rica and the writing life.
The men onstage were no ordinary performers: They are all incarcerated in Costa Rican prisons.
One family’s debris from a massive tropical storm can become another family’s luxury furniture.
Now 72 years old, Carballo is a revered artist in Costa Rica, where he has won multiple awards for his canvases. This month, Casa del Artista has dedicated its gallery to a Carballo retrospective.
Most of us won’t be able to hop a plane to the Balkans, but six artists based in Costa Rica have done the next best thing: They have sent 30 photographs to Sarajevo to exhibit at the event, a series called “Ecosistemas de Paz.”
Let’s cut to the chase: Contemporary art is generally odd and uncomfortable, and the people who visit an art gallery feel compelled to “understand” it. The best way to approach a group show like “Day” is to seek out that one thing you particularly like.