Kelley said, “I believe that it is important to appreciate beauty as an end in itself. It is as simple as being able to stop and regard the beauty of sunrise before a hectic day; and as complicated as overcoming our preconditioning to desire to see more than what we see.”
Paul’s art is a labour of love. Each realistic painting is the result of hundreds of hours of work involving the careful manipulation of light and form, colour and composition, to create an image which is passionate and alluring. Whether the subject is a marine art or a young woman in high heels, the result is a balanced image which is both powerful and yet serene, mysterious yet inviting. Whether or not the piece is sensual art by subject, the result is a painting which is sensuous art in it’s essential form. (Read more)
Eva, 1970 – Irina Ionesco
Irina Ionesco was the daughter of Romanian immigrants. She spent her childhood years in Constan?a, Romania before she moved to Paris. She travelled and painted for several years before discovering photography. Her work is described as erotic.
In 1974 she exhibited some of her work at the Nikon Gallery in Paris and attracted lots of attention. She was soon published in numerous magazines, books, and featured at galleries across the globe.
Irina Ionesco is perhaps most famous for her photographs showcasing her young daughter, Eva. (Read more)
Sex on Legs by Frank De Mulder.
Vogue Paris declared her one of the top 30 models of the 2000s.
Kloss is an avid coder. In April 2015, she partnered with Flatiron School and Code.org to offer a scholarship named Kode with Karlie for young girls interested in Computer Science and Software Engineering.
Her other hobbies include baking cookies, biking, and ballet.
Kloss is a close friend of Taylor Swift, and appeared in the singer’s music video for the single “Bad Blood” in May 2015. She is also the godmother of model Jourdan Dunn’s son. (Read more)
Art from Geramdrir, a frequent visitor to this blog.
B E A U T Y – dir. Rino Stefano Tagliafierro from Rino Stefano Tagliafierro on Vimeo.
With his stunning short video “Beauty,” the Italian director Rino Stefano Tagliafierro takes
“a series of well selected images from the tradition of pictorial beauty” and uses the “fire of digital invention”
to animate sentiments lost on immobile canvasses.
Truly, a breathtaking work of art; In the video above, you will see works by Caravaggio, Vermeer,
Rubens and many others put into digital motion!
The longer version on Eros Art – link below
“I remember her calling me ‘daft as a brush’,
And the taste of the orange she helped to peel.
I remember she mocked my feeble moustache
And my snakeskin boots with their Cuban heel.”
(Snakeskin Boots, poem by Felix Dennis)
Vintage fashion from the ‘90’s. Laetitia Casta for Ralph Lauren.