The room is dedicated to the poet Salvatore Quasimodo was born in Modica (Ragusa) on August 20, 1901. Quasimodo graduated at the Technical Institute and in the meantime published poems in some local symbolist magazines. In 1919 he was in Rome to study engineering. He also attended Latin and Greek courses. He was an Italian poet and translator, a prominent exponent of Hermeticism. He contributed to the translation of various compositions of the classical age, especially Greek operas, but also of theatrical works by Molière and William Shakespeare. He was a Nobel Prize winner for literature in 1959.
He was born and lives in Caltanisseta. Important for his artistic training, which began at a
very young age, was the guidance received from the master Sigon Ermanno. At the same
time he studied the great masters, techniques and various trends in art. It is felt in his way
of expressing himself, a continuous desire of search, placing himself, as aim the realization
of forms and new visions (painting, sculpture and installations), with various materials. He
has participated in numerous exhibitions, events, since the sixties getting various awards
and acclaim. Painter of whimsical nature, with a meditative character, exuberant, cheerful;
these are the essential qualities of the artist who has already impressed his imprint in the
difficult pictorial field. Its chromatic texture, while not destroying the handwriting of the very
personal drawing, gives a balanced light, which gives the work a considerable quality.
Born in CALTANISSETTA and resident in C/da Cozzo di Naro.
Painter, poet, photographer.
She has achieved the diploma of Artistic Maturity at the "Artistic High School and Academy of Fine
Arts of PALERMO," carrying out immediately after the role of teacher in Drawing and History of the
She studied Architecture. Present, immediately after the artistic maturity in several EX-tempore,
collective and personal exhibitions, achieving on these occasions, first prizes and awards.
Engaged in social work, with her activity as a painter, poet, photographer.
In Palermo, she participated in the exhibition of painting on terracotta plates, in favor of the disinherited of Frà Biagio Conte.
In September 2004 she has prepared the canvas of the gonfalone, for the MADONNA dell'Alemanna
She gave space to other creative activities: she dedicated herself to photography as photoreporter for
the newspaper "L'ORA" and "GRANDEVU", directed by the photographer Letizia Battaglia.
She has been a drawer for "ll Giornale di Sicilia".
Is an Interior Designer and a passionate Sicilian artist. Deeply linked to his mother land, he
interprets the warmth and authenticity of Sicilian life and people using full-bodied, bright
colors. In 1983, fascinated by ceramics and glass, Michelangelo starts to take part in important events and competitions in Bologna, Verona, Florence, Amalfi, Matera, Cagliari, Rome at
“Complesso dei Dioscuri Quirinale” and Milan at “Expo 2015 International Contempory
Art” finding collectors and consents all over the world. The most recent exhibitions are: “The
Italian Art Fair 2015” at Al Barsha, Dubai, UAE, “Expo 2015” in Milan, “Ritratti” at the
Quirinale in Rome, “La via degli Artisti” & “Auction” at the Berlin & Auction Gallery, in Berlin
“Poetiche contemporanee” at the Arc Gallery in Milan. In Sicily, he has participated in
various important exhibitions. Michelangelo’s artwork communicates overwhelming energy, he uses bright colours' which are everlasting in the viewer’s mind. Sicilian
lifestyle and the colours of his beloved island represent the roots of his artistic inspiration