Non si vende

This is the final fight of artist Uwe Jaentsch against the gentrification in Vucciria, Palermo. He lives with Costanza Lanza di Scalea in a run-down palace from the XV century which now is subjected to real state speculation. In a few days they will be evicted.

Vive la couleur!

Recibo el catálogo de la gran exposición Lartigue. Qué fotografías tan modernas, qué uso tan inteligente del color, qué envidia … y zaca, qué bofetón a Cartier-Bresson que opinaba “el color es vulgar”.

Just arrived the catalogue of Lartigue in colour. Such modern pictures, such an inteligent use of colour … and such a slap in the face of Cartier Bresson who used to say “colour is vulgar”.

Sicilian Baroque

Maravilloso barroco tardío en Ragusa, toda la ciudad antigua es una auténtica joya. Como botón de muestra, las ménsulas de la fachada del Palacio La Rocca:

Marvellous late Baroque in Ragusa, Sicily, all the ancient town is a real jewel. Here you have a sample in the front of Palazzo La Rocca.