Tag: art

May 19, 2014 /
April 16, 2014 /
December 4, 2013 /

“I name my wife: Gala, Galushka, Gradiva; Oliva, for the oval shape of her face and the colour of her skin; Oliveta, diminutive for Olive; and its delirious derivatives Oliueta, Oriueta, Buribeta, Buriueteta, Suliueta, Solibubuleta, Oliburibuleta, Ciueta, Liueta. I also call her Lionette, because when she gets angry she roars…

November 21, 2013 /

But there’s this one thing I wanted to say… I’m so ashamed of myself… When Jack quoted something, it was usually classical… no, don’t protect me now… I kept saying to Bobby, I’ve got to talk to somebody, I’ve got to see somebody, I want to say this one thing,…

November 21, 2013 /

It’s all in the eye of the beholder: I find this illustration both somber and vital, and I wanted to post something that reminded me of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.   Let the skeptics snort about Camelot, but there was something during the Kennedy years that was magic. Jackie was more…

August 16, 2013 /

Dearest friends… All the visa paperwork for a certain young man has come through and he’s on schedule for departure this Wednesday for four years of study overseas: I couldn’t be happier or prouder. Here at Beguiling we are over and out through the weekend. Keep your wings level my…

August 2, 2013 /
April 28, 2013 /

Sometimes I just post things that are pretty — this is a corner in our living room. The deco tile is architectural salvage and the wooden cylinder is industrial – once used as part of an assembly that printed wallpaper.

February 26, 2013 /
February 17, 2013 /

Lady Lyndon on screen in a shimmery blue gown – scenes were shot in natural light and candlelight with special lenses to capture the look of 18th Century paintings. Costumes designed by Milena Canonero and Ulla-Britt Søderlund: .