Caspar David Friedrich, Chalk Cliffs on Rügen, 1818.
Winterthur, Oskar Reinhart Collection
Pietro Longhi, The Ridotto in Venice, 1757.
Peter Paul Rubens, Self-Portrait with Isabella Brant, detail, 1609-1610.
Munich, Alte Pinakothek
From last night’s riding-high-on-speed episode of Mad Men.
“Beckham’s retiring!” exclaims my mother. “That doesn’t mean the modeling will stop, does it?”
Some 70s-80s Canto-Mando-Pop.
For those who are feeling nostalgic. Or in the mood for emotionally hardcore karaoke.
Suggestions are welcome.
La Jetée (1962)
Directed and Written by Chris Marker
Narrated by Jean Négroni
Starring Hélène Chatelain, Davos Hanich, Jacques Ledoux
Editing by Jean Ravel
Shots of 神女/The Goddess and 新女性/The New Women (1934) from 阮玲玉/Center Stage (1992)