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Living Room, c. 1625 The Mayor’s House, Den Gamble By, Aarhus, Denmark

Renaissance living room, c. 1625, in The Mayor’s House at Den Gamble By (The Old Town), Aarhus, Denmark.

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Pink It Is #26

Paper Roses Pink

Paper Roses

Join BeckyB’s Square in September: In the Pink. Photos must be square, and for September, have to contain something pink. See this link for more information on how to take part in BeckyB’s quarterly square challenge..

Angel Wings

Midnight Angel

Midnight Angel, featuring “Madonna” ensemble, House of Dior, 205/06, fashion designed by John Galliano.

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Museums Are My Muse

Madonna Rising

“Madonna Ensemble,” Thierry Mugler, 10th Anniversary Collection, 1984/84, exhibit “Heavenly Bodies,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, 2018, 

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Silent Sunday

Evening dress, Valentino, 2017/18. Inspired by Franciscan monk’s robes.

Heavenly Bodies

If you are going to be in New York City before October 9th, you must take the time to see Heavenly Bodies, an exhibit at two locations of the Metropolitain Museum of Art. Today I went to The Cloisters, part of the Met, to see what is actually the second part of the show. Medieval art and architecture are juxtaposed with 20th and 21st century haute couture fashion. Incredible. I can’t wait to see the rest tomorrow.

The Cloisters is a combination of architectural elements from European medieval churches and church related buildings, including four complete French cloisters. I don’t have a lot of information on each area.

Apse from a Spanish church. Wedding dress by Balenciaga. Wonderful lighting design.

By Viktor & Rolf, Dutch, 2018, original design 2000.

Thom Browne, wedding dress, in hall of unicorn tapestries. The Unicorn in Captivity, c. 1495.

John Galliano, House of Dior, 2006, inside staircase possibly belonging to King Francis I. Design relates to Machiavelli, whose writing were outlawed by the church.

Valentino, 2015 and The Annunciation triptych. Painting, workshop of Robert Campin, c.1427.

House of Dior, 2018, original design 1961, Marc Bohan. Wedding dress.

A few of my other favorites.

The last one is by Alexander McQueen, 1997/1998.

On a side note. I am so pleased with the quality of the photos from my new Samsung 9+. Only one of the photos has been edited

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