Greco's Ghosts

Art. History. Culture.

A Cornucopia of Wit: Still Life and Arcimboldo

I’ve had another small hiatus from the blogosphere; my apologies. My November has been hectic (I feel like I’ve been out of town over half of this month), and here … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Horror in October Part Four: It’s Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble…  The famous witches mantra in Shakespeare’s Macbeth still comes to mind when bringing up that quintessential antagonist of All Hallow’s … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · 2 Comments

Art Deco, Ol’ Sport?

I recently went to see the new film adaptation of The Great Gatsby, and despite the strange incorporation of contemporary music, including for some reason hip hop by Jay-Z and … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sarcasm and Wit in Goya’s “The Wedding”

Oh, Goya. The first “official” post on Greco’s Ghosts was always going to be about Goya. Born Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, he is called Francisco de Goya, or … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

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