Camilla de Laurentis

Neurosurgery resident in Italy, who especially loves paintings and the relationship between Art and Medicine. Football addicted, lover of cats, mother of dragons (...that's not true, but I wish it was)

Articles by Camilla

Stained-glass windows, Nasie Al Mulk Mosque, Iran Architecture

7 Extraordinary Stained-Glass Wonders You Need to Know

The practice of decorating pieces of glass with the aim of adorning a room seems to originate in the ancient Roman Empire. Later stained-glass...

Camilla de Laurentis 22 November 2021

Online Art Travels: An Ultimate Banksy City Guide for 2021

Nowadays everyone knows Banksy. They actually only know his name and his art, since he still remains anonymous. Many wrote and write about him, his...

Camilla de Laurentis 7 September 2021

Art State of Mind

Synesthesia – The Surprising and Powerful Fusion of Senses in Art

Synesthesia is a neurological condition in which a perception from one sense evokes sensation in another one. In the art world, there are works which...

Camilla de Laurentis 30 August 2021

Art Travels

No Summer Plans Yet? Visit Astonishing Halls of Maps and Globes

Cartography is the production of geographical maps and globes. It has evolved both as a science and as an art. This is why powerful people love...

Camilla de Laurentis 23 June 2021

Art Forms

Artistic Cartography 2: The Charming History of Ancient Globes

Cartography is the production of geographical maps and globes and it has existed, more or less, since the beginning of recorded history. It could be...

Camilla de Laurentis 7 April 2021

News

A Tribute to Medical Services: Doctors in Paintings

In the months weeks, we have heard a lot about doctors and healthcare workers, thinking of them as present-day heroes facing up to death. But what do...

Camilla de Laurentis 30 March 2021

Art Forms

Artistic Cartography 1: The Fascinating World of Old Maps

Cartography is the production of geographical maps and globes and it has existed more or less since forever. It can be considered both a science and...

Camilla de Laurentis 26 March 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Banksy, Season’s Greetings

What if a children’s game turned into a frightening nightmare? And what would you think if the cause was… you? In Port Talbot, UK, Banksy...

Camilla de Laurentis 15 November 2020

Erotica

Real Gray’s Anatomy. Medical Illustration from an Artistic Genre to a Profession

Since the beginning of human history, drawing and creating diagrams have been essential. They were the easiest and most useful form of...

Camilla de Laurentis 12 September 2020

Artist Stories

The Bugatti Brothers: A Story About Cars and Cows

Nowadays Bugatti is a legendary company in the field of automobile technology. However, few people know the history of the man behind the trademark,...

Camilla de Laurentis 29 August 2020