Doomed lovers Francesca and Paolo sing out from Dante’s second circle of Hell in this 4th installment of our Sound + Sculpture series. The cold, marble embrace of Pietro Canonica’s sculpture Abyss is matched with Francesca’s aria from Sergei Rachmaninoff’s opera Francesca da Rimini. Look while you listen!
Hieronymus Bosch on hand bags, Byzantine icons on platform shoes, and Nicki Minaj cast as Boucher’s Madame de Pompadour; A look at Fashion’s love affair with old paintings!
Schoenberg’s dark orchestral love poem Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night), Op. 4, I sets the backdrop for Janse van Vuuren’s deconstructed human figures in this third installment of the Sound + Sculpture Series.
The wine is flowing. Gleaming platters are stacked high with, bread, crusty lobsters, luscious grapes and berries. Looking at the bountiful still lifes of 1600s Flemish painters is enough to get your mouth watering. And then you look closer.
Queen, nymphomaniac, victim! History has called “hysteria” on women time and time again when they proved unruly.
“lascivious acts, brewing, hexing, goat-worshipping, broomstick-flying. For ages, we have been obsessed with the perceived power of Wyrd women to create and to destroy.”
Tomorrow marks the turn into a gentler, more golden season, and to celebrate here’s 10 favorite images of Autumnal hue!
Warring Valkyrie, severed heads, plains of wildflowers, corpses. History’s grip of good symbolic paintings have set the tone for many a Metal album sleeve.
The eve before Yandell’s Pallas Athena set sail overseas to America for the Nashville centennial, Enid hosted an opulent candle-lit dinner party in the torso of the statue, outside her studio in Paris’ Latin quarter. A sort of bon voyage feast of colossal proportions!