Stories By Giordana Goretti
Gustav Klimt’s Lost and Found Viennese Beauty – Lady with FanSeptember 19, 2021
Fräuleins (Ladies), step aside! This steaming-hot brunette is back in town! After 100 years of captivity, away from the Viennese public, you can now find her at the Upper Belvedere, showing off her superb skin. Meet...
Bernini VS Borromini – The Greatest ‘Chisel Off’ In Art HistoryJune 22, 2021
‘Bernini VS Borromini’ could be the main headline on today’s newspaper – a lawsuit, stirring debate, or even political elections. It has stirred debate alright and, very much like contemporary election campaigns, low blows and scorn...
Beautiful Art in Disney Movies – Easter Eggs for Art LoversFebruary 10, 2021
For Disney’s acolytes, spotting hidden references that link different movies brings more excitement and joy than unwrapping presents. But what if the fan is also an art lover? Well, the knowledgeable Disney animators have that covered....
Did You Know that Monet Was a Master of Caricatures?January 23, 2021
If I say Claude Monet, you say Waterlilies! Impressionism! Monet or Manet?! Well, this time we would like to talk to you about a part of Monet’s work that normally receives less attention than the world-renowned...
Industrial Landscapes – The Silhouette of the Industrial RevolutionDecember 8, 2020
The Industrial Revolution brought profound changes into the world, re-designing its shape in the most hardhearted of ways, never experienced before by humanity. As per usual, art was a witty spectator of these changes and faithfully...
Wonderful Paintings Inspired by Famous Literary CouplesNovember 6, 2020
Art & Literature have been ‘a thing‘ for centuries and they’re still at it. We have plucked a few worthy fruits of their union to show you how happily they go hand-in-hand, especially when it comes...
Delftware 101 – The Brilliant Face of the Dutch Golden AgeOctober 25, 2020
When we think of the Netherlands, a few characteristic things come to mind; tulips, windmills, orange cheese and painted clogs to name but a few. However, we think there is a nobler Dutch craft that we...
Vive la Belle Époque! Giovanni Boldini & Franca FlorioAugust 1, 2020
The history of the Belle Époque reveals many scandalous stories. Behind the elegant portraits are hidden the interesting lives of grand dames and adventurous gentlemen. Drawing inspiration from the article about John Singer Sargent’s Madame X,...
Art State of Mind
10 Ways to Spend the Summer, Inspired by ArtJune 24, 2020
Art suggests and indicates many things to a perceptive viewer. We believe it can also be the perfect ‘influencer’ when it comes to current trends, lifestyles, and activities. The many changes we have had to face...
Luncheon of the Boating Party in the Movie AmélieApril 3, 2020
The Best of all partnerships is the one between the Arts. Among so many worthy examples, we would like to tell you about the painting Luncheon of the Boating Party, by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and the movie...
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