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Full Series – Art & Poetry – 6 Lectures

When Art & Poetry Coincide - Dante's 700th Anniversary - Revolutions in Art and Poetry
Tuesday, 12 October 2021
Tuesday, 26 October 2021
Tuesday, 2 November 2021
Tuesday, 9 November 2021
Tuesday, 23 November 2021
Tuesday, 30 November 2021
10am PST
1pm EST
6pm BST
7pm CEST

With Chris Wiscarson and Gregory Dowling

Gregory Dowling and Chris Wiscarson are teaming up again in October and November for a new series of online presentations. They will show how Art and Poetry have influenced each other over the centuries, and how events can provoke artists and poets alike to produce astounding words and imagery, the impact on us penetrating and unforgettable.

From Old Masters Botticelli and Brueghel to Modern Greats Picasso and Rodin; from Dante in this the 700th anniversary of his passing to 20th Century poetry pioneers Robert Frost and W H Auden, Gregory and Chris will illustrate and illuminate, bringing their differing, dazzling and delightful perspectives back to Prospettiva.

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Your Lecturers

Chris Wiscarson

Chris has lectured extensively on 20th century art, thrillingly drawing out perspectives, insights and memorable interpretations of familiar and not-so-familiar paintings and sculpture. Today, Chris shares his time between Venice and London following a 45 year career in financial services which has taken him all over the world. Chris is a Fellow of King’s College London and is a regular visitor to India where he is a member of the Seva Mandir Advisory Board.

Prof Gregory Dowling

Prof Gregory Dowling is Associate Professor of American Literature at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

He has written numerous articles on Venice, and was responsible for the sightseeing pages of the first five editions of the Time Out Guide to Venice. He currently also sits on the board of directors for a new museum in Ravenna devoted to Lord Byron, which will open in 2021.

He is also the author of the “Alvise Marangon” historical thriller novels set in Venice and a regular lecturer at the “Circolo Italo-Britannico” in Venice.

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The webinar link will be active 30 minutes before the beginning of the lecture to ensure everyone's connection is working properly.

Should you have any queries or need any assistance setting up Zoom and accessing our lectures, get in touch at info@prospettivatours.com

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You may cancel your attendance up to 24 hours before the class begins and request to receive a full refund.

If you cancel after 24 hours before the start of the lecture we might not be able to issue a refund. 

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