References

San Rock Art (1000 BC)

Homer (750 BC)

Pompei apotropaic mask (79 AD)

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599 – 1660) (Portrait of Mariana of Austria, Queen of Spain, 1655 – 1657, Oil on canvas, 66 x 56 cm, Collection Thyssen-Bornemisza, on deposit at the Museum Nacional d’Art de Catalunya) 

Colonial Era Rock Art (South Africa, 18th century)

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova (1725 – 1798), writer of ‘Story of my life’.

Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart (1756 – 1791)

Marie Antoinette (1755 –1793), book by Stefan Zweig (1881 – 1942)

Stendhal (Marie-Henri Beyle 1783 – 1842) writer of The Red and the Black (1830) and The Charterhouse of Parma (1839)

Honoré de Balzac (1799 – 1850) Writer of Cousin Bette and many other great books. Also inventor of La Comédie humaine, which is, together with the the concept of Gonzo journalism (Hunter S. Thompson) an important precursor to the way we structure the social realism in our Episodes. 

Fyodor Dostojevski (1821 – 1881)

Leo Tolstoi (1828 – 1910)

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 – 1900)

Iceberg Slim (or Robert Beck,1918 – 1992), Author of Pimp

Amadeus. Directed by Miloš Forman (1932 – 2018), written by Peter Schaffer (1926 – 2016), starring Tom Hulce (1953) as Mozart 

Hunter S. Thompson (1937 – 2005)

 

Bret Easton Ellis (1964), writer of American Psycho (1991). Movie by Marry Harron (1953) starring Christian Bale (1974) as Patrick Bateman.

Barry Lyndon, movie (1975) directed by Stanley Kubrick (1928 – 1999)

Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf

Gerard Depardieu, Danton

Stefan Zweig, Joseph Fouché

 

Pride and Prejudice

Euripides, Medea. Satiricon. Plato, Symposium.

   

Alexander

 

John Malkovich, Dangerous Liaison