Hi Cassie! I just want to say that your last book COHF (and also the others) helped get through a tough time. My best friend (I mean my Soul Best Friend, that I know since I was 7) showed me City of Bones one day. And I got so into the saga and the characters and so I kept reading them ALL. Even…
Miss Billie Burke
Martin Schongauer, la Tentation de saint Antoine
Once had the opportunity to examine an original edition of this print
"The Beautiful Is Always Bizarre" | Photography by Shannon Sinclair and styled by Raul Guerrero for Creem magazine Fall/Winter 2013 issue
Amid deliciously overblown opulence of furs and plush fabrics, a young man takes his place in the spotlight, about to lie into this soft sumptuous bed the scene was certainly designed to stimulate sensual, salacious thoughts in the viewer. Plüschow and later Galdi were far more bold in creating images of intense homoeroticism than the pioneering von Gloeden who - in at least those images to survive - remained discreet and decorous, leaving any more romantic or erotic interpretation to the individual’s innermost thoughts.
1912 Archduchess Hedwig of Austria and her sister Archduchess Elisabeth
Armor in the army museum of Invalides in Paris, France by Jonathan Haider