Laura Fanti is an art historian, writer, cultural guide and consultant living in Brussels. She works both in a scientific and vulgarization perspective. She studied at Sapienza, University of Rome and at the University of Florence. She studied as doctoral researcher at Free University of Brussels. She has been a lecturer of Modern Art History at Sapienza for five years. She worked for several museums and institutions in Italy (National Gallery of Modern Art, Regione Lazio, Mar-Ravenna for instance). She is editor of Histara-les comptes rendus and she works as a freelance guide for the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Brussels and as Art history teacher for the school Italia per passione. She collaborates with other institutions and private galleries. Her main areas of research are: XIX and XX Art History, Romanticism, European Symbolist Painting (Belgian, French, Italian, Swiss).She has joined in several conferences in Europe (Goldsmith College, Musée Rodin, Academia Belgica, for instance). She has published books and articles on Jacques-Louis David, Ferdinand Hodler, Fernand Khnopff, James Ensor, Paul Gauguin, Henry de Groux, Georges Le Brun.