“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,… Read more Gala and Salvador Dalí — a post for WJM →
THE COLLECTED TALES OF EDWARD, ON MYSTERIOUS STRANGERS, THE HIGHGATE VAMPIRE AND FIVE GHOSTLY ENCOUNTERS
EDWARD’S TALE – THE FIRST: Edward Tatty and elegant is a very worthy combination. Its a bit like my house on a good day. As for myself on a good… Read more THE COLLECTED TALES OF EDWARD, ON MYSTERIOUS STRANGERS, THE HIGHGATE VAMPIRE AND FIVE GHOSTLY ENCOUNTERS →
George Bellows – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jack Dempsey – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Bellows was renowned for his dramatic painting style. Dempsey, like Lindbergh and the Babe, was an icon of his era. Sketch by George Bellows of Dempsey knocked out of the… Read more BELLOWS AND DEMPSEY – GRIT AND MUSCLE AND ARTISTRY →
The Met is displaying the works of the Ashcan School titan: George Bellows. The Metropolitan Museum of Art – George Bellows. Jack Dempsey vs. Luis Ángel Firpo, September 14, 1923,… Read more GEORGE BELLOWS AND JACK DEMPSEY AND THE GREATEST FIGHT OF ALL TIME →
Ms. Diller, a 37-year-old homemaker when she took up comedy, mined her domestic life for material, assuring audiences that she fed Fang and her kids garbage soup and buried her… Read more PHYLLIS DILLER →