If I die first, and I almost certainly will, you will be my sole heir. There’s not much in the kitty, except a set of ivory-backed hairbrushes and my library of romantic poetry, but when the time comes, these will be yours. Along with whatever we haven’t already spent on whores and whiskey.
Kaye Donachie (British, b. 1970), Now is the Time, 2004. Oil on canvas, 18 x 22 1/2 in.
#theholymountain #avantgarde #cinema seriously this movie!!
Hugh Goldwin Riviere - The Lonely Life - 1899
Episode 19 of the second season of Monotagari told the story of Shinobus past. Artistically it was done using a huge side-scrolling Japanese tapestry style of art, and beautiful doesn’t even begin to describe this episode…
Despite “complaints” of the series having to much fan service, its episodes like these that ground the series artistically and content wise.
“Always and Never”, also known as “Death and the Maiden”, 19th century, Pierre-Eugène-Emile Hébert.