[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 famous Artworks in the World – P68. The painting "The persistence of Memory", by artist Salvador Dalí, Spain.
(Worldkings.org) - The Persistence of Memory (Catalan: La persistència de la memòria) is a 1931 painting by artist Salvador Dalí, and one of his most recognizable works. First shown at the Julien Levy Gallery in 1932, since 1934 the painting has been in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, which received it from an anonymous donor. It is widely recognized and frequently referenced in popular culture, and sometimes referred to by more descriptive (though incorrect) titles, such as "Melting Clocks", "The Soft Watches" or "The Melting Watches".
[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 famous Artworks in the World - P38. The painting Charles IV of Spain and His Family by Francisco Goya, Spain.
(Worldkings.org) - Charles IV of Spain and His Family is an oil on canvas painting by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya. He began work on this painting in 1800, shortly after he became First Chamber Painter to the royal family, and completed it in the summer of 1801.
(Worldkings.org) The regional Government of Catalonia held a referendum on Catalan independence on 1 October 2017.This referendum was first called for in June 2017 and was approved by the Catalan parliament in a session on 6 September 2017 along with a law which states that independence would be binding with a simple majority, without requiring a minimum turnout.
(Worldkings)The festival of San Fermín in the city of Pamplona (Navarre, Spain) is a deeply rooted celebration held annually to honor the Saint Fermin- the co-patron of Navarre.
(Worldkings)Madrid is one of Europe’s most popular cities for its lively atmosphere, fascinating history, renowned museums and stunning architecture.
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(Worldkings) Barcelona has almost everything any holidaymaker would desire. Easy access, favorable weather conditions, attractive beaches and surrounding mountains, a buzzing nightlife, tasty local cuisine and it’s steeped in culture and history. It’s also a sight-seeing wonderland, housing many recognizable monuments.