Presentation of the book ”Sappho. One verse in three paintings” on Friday ,20th of April 2018, at 19.00

Presentation of the book ”Sappho. One verse in three paintings” on Friday ,20th of April 2018, at 19.00

Presentation of the book  “Sappho. One verse in three paintings’’, writer  Loudmila Hrinchenko – Evstathiadou, Art Director of MaLou Art Consulting, writer, poet, philosopher, art historian. It’s a new book from the series of books ‘’Logos and Art’’published by MaLou Art Consulting publishing house.

Speakers:

Loudmila Hrinchenko- Evstathiadou, writer

Suisie Michailidis , Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Professor, Webster University ,Athens, Vice President Euro-Mediterranean Academy of Arts&Sciences.

Artists participating : Andreas  Devetzis, Sandra Fourli, Kyriakos Mariolis, Zacharoula Bongard, Deppi Logidou, Keli Mela, Athanasios Androutsos, Elena Shalenkova, Evdokia Thomopoulou, Konstantinos Michalos, Konstantina Angelopoulou, Evstathia Moraitou, Dimitrios Economou, Dimitra Papageorgiou, Natalia Kostaki.

Sappho, also spelled (in the Aeolic dialect spoken by the poet) Psappho, (born c. 610, Lesbos [Greece]—died c. 570 BCE), Greek lyric poet greatly admired in all ages for the beauty of her writing style. She ranks with Archilochus and Alcaeus, among Greek poets, for her ability to impress readers with a lively sense of her personality. Her language contains elements from Aeolic vernacular speech and Aeolic poetic tradition, with traces of epic vocabulary familiar to readers of Homer. Her phrasing is concise, direct, and picturesque. She has the ability to stand aloof and judge critically her own ecstasies and grief, and her emotions lose nothing of their force by being recollected in tranquillity.

The book contains poems of Sappho and interpretations of artists on these verses.

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