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Battery Park, pages and pages of inspiration

Battery Park is part of Güell Lamadrid‘s collection, composed by two figurative drawings that represent a bookshelf print on a 100% cotton background.

 

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As this is all about books, we are dedicating this article to Literature.

 

Battery Park as a masterpiece inspired in Literature

“Love Stories V” by Valeska Soares

Valeska Soares is a Brasilian artist that talks about love, genre, spirituality, religion and the ineffable through her work. Her piece “Love Stories V” gathers 500 books containing in their titles the word “love” in five languages. Valeska Soares dares to speak about the most recurrent theme in Literature and manages to do it without falling into the most iconic stories about love. And always with that elegance that characterizes her.

 

 

 

Battery Park as a song inspired in Literature

Tender” de Blur

More than one person has fallen in love with this song that starts with the sentence “Tender is the night…” taken from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel written in 1933:

“Already with thee! Tender is the night…

… But here there is no light,

Save what from heaven is with the breezes blown

Through verdurous glooms and winding mossy ways.”

 

Battery Park as a film inspired in Literature

Capote” by Benett Miller

This film tells the research Truman Capote, one of the most important writers of the 20th Century, did when he investigated the assassination of a family of farmers in Kansas to write the novel “In Cold Blood”. Capote is characterized by Philip Seymour Hoffman, winner of the Best Actor Oscar for this film.

 

 

Battery Park as a city inspired in Literature

Granada

In 2014 the UNESCO recognized Granada internationally as the City of Literatura. Few cities have represented so highly a source of inspiration for local and outsiders as Granada.