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The city of inspiration colors and poetry (Nagy-Ungaretti)



Bibliotheca Alexandria

– Arti. Esmat Dawestashy

– Prof. Stefano Gannini

– Dr. Ayat Elmihy

The event merges between poetry of Ungaretti and Nagy colors in collaboration with Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Giuseppe Ungaretti (1888-1970) was a pioneer of the Modernist movement in Italian poetry and is widely regarded as one of the leading Italian poets of the twentieth century. And Nagy was a pioneer of modern Egyptian photographic art and is considered in modern Egypt to be one the country’s most renowned painters. The two of them were born in Alexandria in 1888. And were colleagues in the same class at the Switzerland school in Alexandria.The Literary Seminar discussed the influence and inspiration of Alexandria city in the artistic production of Ungaretti poetries and Nagy painting. The lectures were given by the Egyptian painter and art historian Esmat Dawestashy, and the Italian Prof. Stefano Gannini, professor of Italian Literature – University of Sarkozy in USA

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