Exquisite Elegies: Genoa's Staglieno Cemetery

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Wednesday, 10/23/2019 - 6:00pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 22 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. In partnership with the Bogliasco Foundation. Once deemed “the most beautiful cemetery in the world” (Le Figaro), Genoa’s monumental cemetery is a museum unique in the world, with some of the 19th century’s most stunning and elaborate statuary.

Against a historical background that evokes the period’s crucial sociopolitical shifts, poet Grace Schulman (BF ‘18), visual artist Susan Unterberg (BF ‘01), and sculptor/preservationist Walter Arnold will recount their personal trajectories with Staglieno and share the creative endeavors it has inspired. In ENGLISH.

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SOURCE: http://www.casaitaliananyu.org/

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