Giordana Goretti

Author

During my University years, my route to class would take me by the Colosseum. I used to slow down my scooter whenever I passed by. Often I was called names by angry drivers. But I couldn't help it. I am a sucker for beauty and I'll die one.

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Long Read

Luncheon of the Boating Party in the Movie Amélie

The best of all partnerships is the one within the Arts. Among so many worthy examples, we would like to tell you about the painting Luncheon of the...

Giordana Goretti 27 December 2021

Artist Stories

Did You Know that Monet Was a Master of Caricatures?

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...

Giordana Goretti 23 December 2021

Review

History of Ugliness by Umberto Eco – A Sublime Journey Through Horrid Texts and Faces of the Western World

This book stood on one of my shelves for far too long. The compelling ugliness of its cover attracted me each time I longingly glanced at it. Now...

Giordana Goretti 20 December 2021

Art Nouveau

Gustav Klimt’s Lost and Found Viennese Beauty – Lady with Fan

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...

Giordana Goretti 19 September 2021

Long Read

The Enneagram Types in Art – Of Amazing Painters, Paintings and Diagrams

If you are anything like us, your social media feed is probably full of quizzes! From ‘What is your ideal decorating style?’ to ‘What is your...

Ledys Chemin, Giordana Goretti 13 May 2021

Industrial Landscapes – The Silhouette of the Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution brought profound changes into the world, re-designing its shape in the most hardhearted of ways, never experienced before...

Giordana Goretti 8 December 2020

Wonderful Paintings Inspired by Famous Literary Couples

Art & Literature have been ‘a thing‘ for centuries and they’re still at it. We have plucked a few worthy fruits of their union...

Giordana Goretti 6 November 2020

Baroque

Delftware 101 – The Brilliant Face of the Dutch Golden Age

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.

Giordana Goretti 25 October 2020

Artist Stories

Vive la Belle Époque! Giovanni Boldini & Franca Florio

The history of the Belle Époque reveals many scandalous stories. Behind the elegant portraits are hidden the interesting lives of grand dames and...

Giordana Goretti 1 August 2020

Art State of Mind

10 Ways to Spend the Summer, Inspired by Art

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,...

Giordana Goretti 24 June 2020