Porto, in the north of Portugal, is culturally different from the south, where Lisbon is situated. As I was informed by my Portuguese colleagues, the relationship between Lisbon and Porto resembles that between Madrid and Barcelona.
In the Netherlands, it is common to refer to criminal suspects with the initial of their last name to protect their privacy. Likewise, people with whom one is on casual terms often write their first name and last initial.
The first year of the Artist Pension Trust has resulted in the collection of approximately 65 artworks by 50 fine artists in the New York branch and the expansion of the trust’s program to Los Angeles and London (England), with other regions in Asia, Europe, and South America in the works, according to David Ross,