Poetry. Art. Poetry by Lidia Chiarelli. Illustrated by Carolyn Mary Kleefeld and Gianpiero Acti. Edited by Stanley H. Barkan. This is a bilingual (Italian-English) art & poetry tribute to women collection. It includes the works of 12 women artists—Rebecca Horn, Louise Bourgeois, Niki de Saint Phalle, Lee Krasner, Sonia Delaunay, Daphne Maugham Casorati, Georgia O'Keeffe, Diane Arbus, Frida Kahlo, Camille Claudet, Tamara de Lempicka, Carolyn Mary Kleefeld—arranged in calendar order January-December. The poetry is by Lidia Chiarelli in both languages. Famous poets are quoted in the epigraphs, including Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Edward Lear, and Dylan Thomas.
Lidia Chiarelli was born and raised in Turin (Italy) where, in 2007, she founded with Aeronwy Thomas the Art-Literary Movement: Immagine & Poesia. She is author of SLANTS OF LIGHT: TRIBUTE TO WOMEN'S ART (Cross-Cultural Communication, 2019) and IMAGINE & POESIA: THE MOVEMENT IN PROGRESS (Cross-Cultural Communications, 2013). Lidia's passion for creative writing has motivated her to write poetry, and she has become an award-winning poet since 2011. Her writing has been translated into more than 20 languages and published in poetry reviews and on websites in many countries. In 2014, she started an inter-cultural project with the Canadian writer and editor Huguette Bertrand publishing E-Books of poetry and art online. After visiting the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 2010, Lidia was inspired to create installations similar to Yoko Ono's Wish Tree, hanging poems and art cards on the trees. Lidia Chiarelli has exhibited her Art & Poetry Trees in Italy and abroad. She is also an appreciated collage artist.
Author City: Torino ITA