Category Personaggi

eccentric and usual people

Boni and Le Palais Rose

Boni by Nadar Boni de Castellane Marquis Boniface de Castellane, belonging to one of those ancient French families, married Anna Gould, daughter of the tycoon and king of American railroads Jay Gould in 1895. Although he was not exactly poor…

Biba

“I don’t like modern things. They’re cold.” Barbara Hulanicki The following pictures show a place that doesn’t exist anymore. It only existed for a few years in London and it was called Big Biba. What at first glance can appear as a…

Steven Arnold

Virgin of Paste “I want images to be complicated, not smart, designy little things. I’m bringing back density – pieces that take time to look at.” Steven Arnold There aren’t much informations about Steven Arnold (1943–1994) on the web. He caught…

Vali Myers, the witch of Positano

“So called normality is my nightmare. However, as long as eccentrics exist, and thanks be to heaven there are still some, we can place our hopes in future.” Gianni Menichetti “The witch of Positano” is a 1965 film by Sheldon &…

Jamie Isaia&Anthony Malat’s home

Want to live in Victorian era? The home of the photographer Jamie Isaia and fashion designer Anthony Malat is totally steemed in Victorian influences with cabinets of curiosities, stuffed animals, religious icons, mirrors, collections and every kind of bric-à-brac. This…

Ethel Granger

This is a story of sacrifice, suffering and devotion to Beauty. A story about a love without limits of a woman, Ethel Granger, to her husband which led her to deform herself.  I’m adding this story in the Icons section…

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