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Recording the Paraguayan War Through Art

In Buenos Aires, The Art of Travel Spring 2015, Art by Daniel Yeom

Located in the peaceful neighborhood of Recoleta, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes houses an impressively diverse collection of paintings and sculptures from both European and Argentinian artists. Established in December of 1895, the museum attracts around one million visitors yearly. While the majority of artworks come from big name artists like Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Edgar Degas, and Francisco …

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Eating Argentina with a Culinary Legend

In Buenos Aires, The Art of Travel Spring 2015, Books-1 by Daniel Yeom

Food fascinates me because it is a common denominator amongst all people; everyone must eat to sustain life. Then, history of food is history of daily lives, and reading cookbooks are an anthropological study into how cultures have evolved over time. Aside from useful recipes and hunger-inducing photographs, cookbooks’ ability to pass down information and wisdom to following generations entices …

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Paul Auster in Buenos Aires

In Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires News by Prof

by Jessica Sequeira: A taxi races down the avenue. It pulls up in front of Malba, the Museum of Latin American art; a girl jumps out. She’s in a hurry, though she maintains her cool. She’s wearing black, which she’s thought through; this is surely the elegant option, though it also makes her anxious she won’t be noticed. In her hand is …