Salvador Dali painting La Cara de la Guerra (The Face of War) in 1940.
Cover art by Rein van Looij for the Dutch edition of Agatha Christie’s 1942 The Body in the Library.
Cover by pulp artist Gloria Stoll Karn for November 1943 edition of Dime Mystery magazine.
Just over two years ago, the creative team at The Viral Factory put together this homage to the evolution of fashion for the opening of a East London shopping center. Inspired by music, dance, and fashion from 1911 to 2011, this cheeky… Read More ›
While many may have taken up a chorus of Auld Lang Syne as the clock struck midnight on the new year, few likely knew the meaning of the words first put to paper by Robbie Burns back in 1788. The old… Read More ›
From The Masque of the Red Death to Eyes Wide Shut, the masked ball has been a fixture of our collective imaginations since the late medieval period, waxing and waning in popularity throughout Carnival celebrations in the 15th century, Renaissance Italy in the 16th… Read More ›
Still from 1942’s La Main du Diable (released as The Devil’s Hand in the UK and Carnival of Sinners in the USA), directed by Maurice Tourneur (via les sources d’une île). Related Posts: – Silent Sundays: Madam Satan (1930) – Silent Sundays: Trepanation (1944) – Silent Sundays: La Bibliothèque Infernale (1860)
Chorus Girls at the Latin Quarter in 1949,Times Square, New York, NY Related Posts: – Silent Sundays: Mary Pickford (1917) – In the City That Never Sleeps: New York, New York – Silent Sundays: Trepanation (1944)