Local art and bee-hive fencer caught

The Guardia Civil have arrested a 51 year old man from Almería in Torrevieja accused of selling works of art and bee-hives stolen in the province. This industrious little chap had more than a hundred stolen hives which were found in the garden of his home awaiting sale, and the man has been implicated in the theft of more than 400 stolen hives across the east coast of Spain. The man has also been charged Continue reading Local art and bee-hive fencer caught

Turre again refuses multi-million euro art donation

The town of Turre is once again refusing to accept a multi million euro art donation offered by the town’s old doctor. Dr Blas Carrillo, a now retired yet still famous gynocologist who is from Turre, has accumulated an art collection worth several million euros. Most of his collection come from famous local artists, or were made in the area, especially during the “Indalecio” art movement years. He has some 350 paintings, 300 sculptures, 512 Continue reading Turre again refuses multi-million euro art donation

Mojacar art exhibition

From the council: The exhibition of paintings by Teresa Nájera will be inaugurated next Sunday, November 15, at 12 noon at the Mojácar Centro de Arte. Visitors will be able to enjoy the thirty oil paintings and watercolours by the famous painter, Teresa Nájera, up to the 30th of this month. The artist, who was born in Logroño in the La Rioja region, is a great admirer of Mojácar and a lover of painting. She Continue reading Mojacar art exhibition

The case of the missing Carboneras art works

In 2009, The artistic mayor of Carboneras Cristóbal Fernández order the purchase of a complete set limited edition reproductions of the works of famous Spanish painter Goya. These 80 artworks, issued by group Planeta, never arrived at the townhall, and the current administration is asking where they are. (Suspiciously closer to the elections than the discovery of the theft, but never mind). Councillor of culture Josefa Cruz Orta authorised the purchase of the anti-war prints, Continue reading The case of the missing Carboneras art works