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Franco in a fridge: he pulls in the punters, but is he art?

Artist Eugenio Merino with a cool-looking Francisco Franco.

Spain’s former dictator is still news, as a generation of artists have made clear lately. But it’s a shame their work isn’t more interesting or relevant.

February 20th, 2012 | Posted in Culture, Featured, IberoArts, Spain News | Read More »

Spain turns right, but where’s the far right?

Far-right in Spain

On November 20, 1975, Spain’s fascist dictator General Francisco Franco was pronounced dead. On that same day 36 years later, Spaniards went to the polls for a general election in which, unlike elsewhere in Europe, the far right was almost nowhere to be seen. But that doesn’t mean the country’s right-wing ghosts have been laid to rest entirely.

December 1st, 2011 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

March 11’s divisive legacy

The sixth anniversary of the 2004 Madrid bombings is a reminder of how a terrorist attack helped set the tone of Spanish politics. Moreover, the divisions it highlighted are just as visible today, as the country stubbornly refuses to face up to its recent past.

March 10th, 2010 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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