Greco's Ghosts

Art. History. Culture.

#JeSuisCharlie – The Beauty of Satire

In the aftermath of the January 7th terrorist attacks on Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris, I feel obliged to voice my support of satire as a cultural genre. Thinking about this article … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Did You Bury Your Sardine? It’s Lent People!

Carnival, carne vale in Latin, means “farewell to meat.” We recently celebrated Carnival/Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras. We engorged ourselves on greasy meats, King cakes, paczkis and other empty carbs, perhaps even a … Continue reading

March 22, 2014 · 1 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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