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Stefano Losi, "Under the Burnt Walls" - Wednesday, 29 June, 6.30-8.30 pm

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Sweetest Poet, June 2011 Acrylic on Jute 40" X 60" © Stefano Losi
Stefano Losi, "Under the Burnt Walls" - Wednesday, 29 June, 6.30-8.30 pm

48 West 21st Street
New York, NY 10010
June 29th, 2011 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Performance
WEBSITE:  
http://www.tajlounge.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
flat iron/gramercy
PHONE:  
(212) 620-3033
TAGS:  
poetry performance painting figurative
COST:  
$10

DESCRIPTION

Cocktail Reception in honour of Stefano Losi, artist and poet – including recent paintings and a poetry reading - planned for Wednesday 29 June at 6.30pm at the Taj Lounge in New York, presented by Eurocircle.

The Taj Lounge - www.tajlounge.com - is at 48 West 21st Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues in New York.

Event Website: http://www.eurocircle.net/events/13155#

Artist's Website: www.ViolentDancesFade.com

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Stefano Losi was born in 1969 by Lake Como, near Milan, where he was raised closely following the classical oil painting practice of his grandfather, and received his graduate degree at the Luigi Bocconi University of Milan.  In 2005 he was nominated Knight of the Italian Republicby President Ciampi.

“Violent Dances Fade” (Libertarian Poetical Fragments)is a personal art and poetry project consisting of paintings, lithographs and volumes of images and poetical fragments born in Milan in 1991, further developed in London, and currently active in New York.

After a series of events organized since the early 1990s in Europe, including several shows and poetry readings in formal and alternative spaces, in December 2008 he presented "The imperfect dialectics of experience", a Solo Exhibition of paintings and poems at the United Nationsin New York.

Three books collecting visual arts and epigrams, presenting an overview of the artistic work in the respective creative periods, were published in 1996, 2001 and 2010.  The most recent volume, titled “Under the Burnt Walls”, includes a foreword by Antonio Maria Costa (Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations), and was presented to the 2010 edition of BookExpo America.

In March 2011 he presented "Under the burnt walls", his second art and poetry Solo Exhibition at the United Nations.

The Author continues to create visual art and poetry in his Studio on 23rd street in Chelsea, New York, where collectors, art critics and the press are welcome to view the artwork by appointment at Editor@ViolentDancesFade.com