object permanence

Au Hasard Balthazar (Balthazar). 1966. France/Sweden. Directed by Robert Bresson.

Isabelle Huppert in a promotional photo for The Lady of the Camellias (1981)

Vilhelm Hammershøi  - Back View of a Young Girl (1884)

Woodcut of Philosophy enthroned, signed with the monogram of Albrecht Dürer. From Celtis, Konrad, 1459-1508. Qvatvor libri amorvm secvndvm qvatvor latera Germanie feliciter incipivnt, 1502.
Typ 520.02.269
Houghton Library, Harvard University

French 1780s Gown
Materials: Pink silk taffeta with painted garlands; matching stomacher and petticoat.
This dress, with its dynamic silhouette, shows a peak of women’s court dress in the latter part of the 18th century. The skirt, which widely expanded on each side, just barely achieves balance when combined with the enormous hairstyle. This pinnacle of artificial beauty expressed the authority of the nobility before the French Revolution.

Anton Corbijn’s portrait of Alexander McQueen from the T archives. The full interview with the filmmaker and photographer on music, fashion and going back to the basics. http://nyti.ms/1tJZx2B