Category Arte

artists from late XIX and early XX century

Pain is Sensuality

This is my little tribute to Ken Russel, who died about two weeks ago, the 27th of November. Each of his film is worth to be watched more than once, but I probably choose The Devils for the 17th century setting…

Eva Ionesco

There would be nothing new in a woman posing as a femme fatale, surrounded by feathers and lying languidly all covered head to toe only with jewels. But in these photos taken by Irina Ionesco, the femme fatale is a…

The Doll

The Mechanical Doll, Nino Rota Hans Bellmer dolls, 1930 ca. Ernst Lubitsch’s, Die Puppe (1919) What ever happened to Baby Jane?  (1962) Jan Švankmajer, Jabberwocky (1971) Federico Fellini, Casanova (1976) Joseph Cornell, Untitled (Bébé Marie) early 1940’s Mechanical Dolls, Tim Walker…

Pierre et Gilles

La Madone au coeur blessé, 1991 «On aime idéaliser, mais on parle aussi de la mort, du mystère et de l’étrangeté de la vie. Il y a autant de douceur que de la violence dans nos images…» Pierre et Gilles….

Nautilus

Le pareti rosse del Nautilus sono assordanti.  Gli oggetti, silenziosi, sono accostati uno vicino all’altro senza lasciare alcuno spazio vuoto. Non è difficile dopo un po’ notare un ordine metodico in questa stanza delle meraviglie. L’occhio si perde nei singoli…

The Mermaid

J. W. Waterhouse, A Mermaid 1982-1900 “Who would be A mermaid fair, Singing alone, Combing her hair Under the sea In a golden curl With a comb of pearl On a throne?” Lord A. Tennyson, The Mermaid 1883 . Mermaids appeared for…

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