Intellectuals and artists - Gran Caffè Gambrinus

Intellectuals and artists

Pulcinella: history and curiosities

Pulcinella: history and curiosities

by Simona Vitagliano In Naples, when one wants to make fun of someone about a leaked secret that has become public knowledge, one speaks of "Pulcinella secret". Have you ever wondered why? Pulcinella is the Neapolitan carnival mask par excellence, a symbol of the city...

Commissioner Ricciardi and Gambrinus

Commissioner Ricciardi and Gambrinus

by Simona Vitagliano "Luigi Alfredo Ricciardi has a gift that is also a huge curse. He can perceive the last thoughts of those who left with a violent death, whether it be murder, suicide or accident. But do not think that this power is alone an advantage. It is also...

Gambrinus’s artists: Francesco Paolo Diodati

Gambrinus’s artists: Francesco Paolo Diodati

by Simona Vitagliano Among the paintings exhibited at the Gambrinus, a canvas with soft and cold pastel colors entitled "After the San Carlo", signed by Francesco Paolo Diodati, stands out. Who was this artist? Recovery of the Neapolitan pictorial tradition Diodati...

Ciampi

Ciampi

Gran Caffè Gambrinus is always the Caffè frequented by the Presidents of the Italian Republic visiting Naples, but it is more than Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, president of the Republic from 1999 to 2006 and honorary citizen of the city of Naples since 1995, to have made...

Oscar Wild

Oscar Wild

A TRUTH FROM THINGS Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) is among the leading exponents of the European decadentism of the late '800. Sobbing, controversial, prone to provocation, he had to serve a criminal conviction for offenses against morals. Released from the prison of...