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Salvador Dali - Spain (1904 - 1989) Salvador Dali Divine Comedy, a poem by Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), was illustrated by Dali between 1951 and 1960. Dali created 101 watercolor drawings to interpret the Salvador Dali Divine Comedy. These works have been reproduced using a wood engraving technique. With this technique, wood engravers carved 3500 blocks for the prints that make up the Salvador Dali Divine Comedy. 100 woodblocks were published as a French edition by two different editors with a total of 4765 books, an Italian edition of 3188, and later in 1974 as a German edition with a stated size of 1000. Each volume has a title page, a table of contents, and justification page contained in a cardboard slip case with matching inner boards.
“Powell was in love with Kerr when they were making the film, and one feels delicate shadings of chemistry in every scene between her and Powell surrogate Livesey. Indeed, there’s a kind of special, surreptitious charge between and among all three actors. Powell wrote that, in the course of making the film, ‘I learnt from Anton what an artist is. I learnt from Roger what a man is.
Rowena Martinich Rowena Martinich is an abstract expressionist with a difference. While her work is sometimes displayed within the white pristine space of the art gallery, it is more likely to be found in the spaces of the everyday – the shop, the train, the school, the office, the café.
Dorothy Gulliver in a publicity photo for The Collegians. (via vintagegal ) 1920s Harley Davidson Mobile Booking Cage. (via kateoplis ) Le Cochon Danseur (in English, “The Dancing Pig”) is a French black and white silent film from 1907 which is based on a Vaudeville play .