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Fanny Rabel
Fanny Rabel (August 27, 1922 in Poland
Poland
– November 25, 2008 in Mexico City), born Fanny Rabinovich,was a Polish-born Mexican artist who is considered to be the first modern female muralist and one of the youngest associated with the Mexican muralism
Mexican muralism
of the early to mid 20th century. She and her family arrived to Mexico
Mexico
in 1938 from Europe and she studied art at the Escuela Nacional de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado "La Esmeralda", where she met and became friends with Frida Kahlo. She became the only female member of “Los Fridos” a group of students under Kahlo’s tutelage. She also worked as an assistant and apprentice to Diego Rivera
Diego Rivera
and David Alfaro Siqueiros, painting a number of murals of her own during her career
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Poland
Coordinates: 52°N 20°E / 52°N 20°E / 52; 20 Republic
Republic
of Poland Rzeczpospolita
Rzeczpospolita
Polska  (
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Havana
Havana
Havana
(/həˈvænə/; Spanish: La Habana, [la aˈβana] ( listen)) is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial center of Cuba.[3] The city has a population of 2.1 million inhabitants,[2][3] and it spans a total of 728.26 km2 (281.18 sq mi) – making it the largest city by area, the most populous city, and the fourth largest metropolitan area in the Caribbean
Caribbean
region.[2][4] The city extends mostly westward and southward from the bay, which is entered through a narrow inlet and which divides into three main harbors: Marimelena, Guanabacoa
Guanabacoa
and Atarés
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Alzheimers
Alzheimer's disease
Alzheimer's disease
(AD), also referred to simply as Alzheimer's, is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and worsens over time.[1][2] It is the cause of 60% to 70% of cases of dementia.[1][2] The most common early symptom is difficulty in remembering recent events (short-term memory loss).[1] As the disease advances, symptoms can include problems with language, disorientation (including easily getting lost), mood swings, loss of motivation, not managing self care, and behavioural issues.[1][2] As a
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Engraving
Engraving
Engraving
is the practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface by cutting grooves into it. The result may be a decorated object in itself, as when silver, gold, steel, or glass are engraved, or may provide an intaglio printing plate, of copper or another metal, for printing images on paper as prints or illustrations; these images are also called engravings. Wood engraving
Wood engraving
is a form of relief printing and is not covered in this article. Engraving
Engraving
was a historically important method of producing images on paper in artistic printmaking, in mapmaking, and also for commercial reproductions and illustrations for books and magazines
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Palacio De Bellas Artes
The Palacio de Bellas Artes
Palacio de Bellas Artes
(Palace of Fine Arts) is a prominent cultural center in Mexico
Mexico
City. It has hosted some of the most notable events in music, dance, theatre, opera and literature and has held important exhibitions of painting, sculpture and photography. Consequently, the Palacio de Bellas Artes
Palacio de Bellas Artes
has been called the "Cathedral of Art in Mexico". The building is located on the western side of the historic center of Mexico City
Mexico City
next to the Alameda Central park. The first National Theater of Mexico
Mexico
was built in the late 19th century, but it was soon decided to tear this down in favor of a more opulent building in time for Centennial of the Mexican War of Independence in 1910
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Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana
The Metropolitan Autonomous University (Spanish: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana) also known as UAM, is a Mexican public university, founded in 1974, with the support of then-President Luis Echeverria Alvarez. The institution aims to be closely linked to the social and human environment, conserving at the forefront, with constant reinvention of research and higher education.[1] As an autonomous university is a public agency of the State (Article 3 of the Organic Law of the UAM), based on the principles of academic freedom and research, and inspired by all the currents of thought.[2] The institution is one of the top greater academic universities in Mexico
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New York Public Library
Coordinates: 40°45′10″N 73°58′54″W / 40.75270°N 73.98180°W / 40.75270; -73.98180New York Public LibraryThe New York Public Library Main Branch
New York Public Library Main Branch
in Bryant Park, ManhattanEstablished 1895Location New York CityBranches 92[1]CollectionSize 53,000,000 books and other items[2]Access and usePopulation served 3,500,000 (Manhattan, The Bronx
The Bronx
and Staten Island)Other informationBudget $245,000,000[2]Director Anthony Marx, President and CEO William P. Kelly, Andrew W. Mellon Director of the Research Libraries[3]Staff 3,150Website www.nypl.orgThe New York Public Library
New York Public Library
(NYPL) is a public library system in New York City
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Library Of Congress
The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
(LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States
United States
Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States. It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. The Library is housed in three buildings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.; it also maintains the Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia, which houses the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center.[3] The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
claims to be the largest library in the world.[4][5] Its "collections are universal, not limited by subject, format, or national boundary, and include research materials from all parts of the world and in more than 450 languages
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Bibliothèque Nationale De France
The Bibliothèque nationale de France
France
(BnF, English: National Library of France"; French: [bi.bli.jɔ.tɛk na.sjɔ.nal də fʁɑ̃s]) is the national library of France, located in Paris. It is the national repository of all that is published in France
France
and also holds extensive historical collections.Contents1 History 2 New buildings 3 Mission 4 Manuscript
Manuscript
collection 5 Digital library 6 List of directors6.1 1369–1792 6.2 1792–present7 In popular culture 8 See also 9 References 10 Further reading 11 External linksHistory[edit]See also: History of the Bibliothèque nationale de France (fr)The National Library of France
France
traces its origin to the royal library founded at the Louvre Palace
Louvre Palace
by Charles V in 1368
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Casa De Las Américas
Casa de las Américas
Casa de las Américas
is an organization that was founded by the Cuban Government in April 1959, four months after the Cuban Revolution, for the purpose of developing and extending the socio-cultural relations with the countries of Latin America, the Caribbean
Caribbean
and the rest of the world
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Benemérita Universidad Autónoma De Puebla
The Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla
Puebla
(BUAP) (Meritorious Autonomous University
University
of Puebla) is the oldest and largest university in Puebla, Mexico
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Mexico City
Mexico
Mexico
City, or the City of Mexico
Mexico
(Spanish: Ciudad de México, American Spanish: [sjuˈða(ð) ðe ˈmexiko] ( listen);[13] abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital of Mexico
Mexico
and the most populous city in North America.[14] Mexico
Mexico
City is one of the most important cultural and financial centers in the Americas.[15] It is located in the Valley of Mexico (Valle de México), a large valley in the high plateaus in the center of Mexico, at an altitude of 2,240 metres (7,350 ft)
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Museo De Arte Moderno
The Museo de Arte Moderno
Museo de Arte Moderno
or Museum of Modern Art is located in Chapultepec
Chapultepec
Park, Mexico
Mexico
City, Mexico. The museum is part of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes
Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes
and prepares exhibitions of national and international contemporary artists
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National Palace (Mexico)
The National Palace
Palace
(Spanish: Palacio Nacional) is the seat of the federal executive in Mexico. It is located on Mexico City's main square, the Plaza de la Constitución
Plaza de la Constitución
(El Zócalo)
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Coyoacán
Coyoacán
Coyoacán
([koʝoaˈkan] ( listen)) refers to one of the 16 boroughs (delegaciones) of Mexico
Mexico
City as well as the former village which is now the borough’s “historic center.” The name comes from Nahuatl
Nahuatl
and most likely means “place of coyotes,” when the Aztecs named a pre-Hispanic village on the southern shore of Lake Texcoco which was dominated by the Tepanec
Tepanec
people. Against Aztec domination, these people welcomed Hernán Cortés
Hernán Cortés
and the Spanish, who used the area as a headquarters during the Spanish conquest of the Aztec
Aztec
Empire and made it the first capital of New Spain
New Spain
between 1521 and 1523
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