Monday, September 1, 2014
"Tell me what you see vanishing and I will tell you who you are."
- W.S. Merwin
Chanel autumn/winter 2001 campaign shot by Karl Lagerfeld
"Sometimes we saw shadows of gods in the trees; silenced, we went on."
- Galway Kinnel, “Turkeys”
J. M. W. Turner, London from Greenwich Park (detail), exhibited 1809
“Somewhere, on the long road that wound through those four years, the girl with her sachet and dancing slippers had slipped away and there was left a woman with sharp green eyes, who counted pennies and turned her hands to many menial tasks, a woman to whom nothing was left from the wreckage except the indestructible red earth on which she stood.”
Detail of Sasha Pivovarova in a frothy tulle wedding gown with flowerful details from the Christian Lacroix Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2006 collection all wrapped in a ribbon as seen in the editorial ‘Fa La Folie’ photographed by Craig McDean for Vogue Paris April 2006