Outer Beauty, Inner Joy is in itself a work of art – a brilliant interweaving of quotes and original text, art and architecture, and some of the most beautiful photography of Italy’s treasures that I have ever seen.
- Roy Doliner, co-author, The Sistine Secrets: Michelangelo’s Hidden Messages in the Heart of the Vatican
A beautiful, exhilarating book that integrates the inspiration of Renaissance art with its philosophy.
- Richard Smoley, author, The Dice Game of Shiva and Inner Christianity
Julianne Davidow is a writer who loves taking photographs. A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College (comparative literature and religion) and the Monterey Institute of International Studies (education), she also enjoys her work as a writing tutor and coach.
Julianne has an enduring fascination with the Italian Renaissance. She began spending time in Italy in 1990 and has lived in both Rome and Venice. After working for many years as a teacher, editor, translator, freelance writer, and photographer, her first book: Outer Beauty, Inner Joy: Contemplating the Soul of the Renaissance (foreword by Thomas Moore) was published in November 2010 by Bunker Hill Publishing.