The interview is based on the role of art as a means of transmitting knowledge, in this case knowledge is represented by the representations of foods that identify the eating habits of our ancestors, the artistic movement analyzed is naturalism in relation to the Mediterranean diet.

Video by: Luigi Di Notolo and Mirco Scognamiglio
Document by: Luigi Di Notolo and Mirco Scognamiglio
Subtitle ita/eng by: Luigi Di Notolo and Mirco Scognamiglio
MedEatResarch – Center of Social Research on the Mediterranean Diet of the University of Naples Suor Orsola Benincasa, head by Marino Niola and Elisabetta Moro
Realized: 01-06-2021
Luisa Martorelli

Luisa Martorelli

Year: 1/1/1954
City: Napoli
Education: University
Profession: Art historian
Language: Italian

Video table of contents

0:12 Mediterranean diet in the Realism’s paintings
1:55 Still life with cat by De Nigris
3:21 Differences between traditional still life and Realism
4:01 “Pescatoriello” sculpture by Vincenzo Gemito
5:19 “Lo scorfano” painting by Gemito
7:34 A view of the painting
7:40 Credits

Geographic information

Country: IT
Region: Campania
City: Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano, Via Toledo, 185, 80132 Napoli NA
Altitude: 17m slm