Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Flor de Chavín

Flor de Chavín by Joaquìn Roca Rey, piazza Giorgio Caproni, Livorno
[Photos by Trillian]
This year recurs the centenary of the birth of the Livornese poet Giorgio Caproni (Livorno, January 7, 1912 - Rome, January 22, 1990).Flor de Chavín by Joaquìn Roca Rey, piazza Giorgio Caproni, LivornoLast Monday the sculpture “Flor de Chavín”, a work of the Peruvian sculptor Joaquìn Roca Rey, was installed in “Piazza Giorgio Caproni” with a simple ceremony.Blas Roca Rey and Amanda Sandrelli, piazza Giorgio Caproni, LivornoThe Peruvian sculptor and the Livornese poet became acqained during their stay in Rome. The work is a gift from the Roca Rey family to the city of Livorno. The actor Blas Roca Rey, son of the sculptor, and his wife, the actress Amanda Sandrelli, attended the ceremony, reading some poems of Giorgio Caproni.

See also: Piazza Giorgio Caproni
External links: Joaquìn Roca Rey - Chavín culture - Giorgio Caproni (Wikipedia)

11 comments:

Luis Gomez said...

Nice shots VP. Interesting sculpture.

Randy said...

Interesting piece of art.

Traveling Hawk said...

It's nice to attend this kind of ceremonies.

Halcyon said...

Interesting tradition.

Arianna said...

Ottima iniziativa! Ciao, Arianna

Rob and Mandy said...

Met her once in the mid-eighties on one of Lucio Dalla's wild parties in Bologna. Only remember her because she's Gino Paoli's daughter. Small world.

Dina said...

Nice coverage of a nice event.

Jack said...

Your informal portrait from the ceremony is really good, VP. I like natural photos of real people doing real things.

VP said...

Jack - This time the pictures were Trillian's...

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Trillian took some excellent shots here VP. Very unusual sculpture.

JM said...

I like it! Great sculpture and great portrait too.