Monthly Archives: June 2015

Fashion and movies

Dear followers,

This post is not intended to explain everything that can be said about this classic sixties’ movie, because ‘The Sound of Music’ is one of the best Broadway musicals, a landmark film directed by Robert Wise, one of the best soundtracks of the twentieth century, a story of a family of singers, a love story, a story of resistance against Nazism, one history partially shot on the city birthplace of Mozart … and of course, the story that you personally want to understand. Finally in my opinion I think it should also be highlighted the story of a nun (‘former nun to nanny’) with vocation of dressmaker.
Someone who can design a ‘pinafore dress style’ for the seven boys and girls from the tissue of some old curtains,  is a true fashioner.
The character of Mary, conveys a taste for the world of clothing when in the song composed by Richard Rodgers with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein and sung by Julie Andrews, ‘My favorite things’ she sings “warm woolen mittens” or “girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes”.
Here pleasure is to contemplate the magnificent drawings that this designer Dorothy Jeakins, prepared for the main character and for which he won an Oscar.
Excuse the poor english of this blogger. Kindly, Henry.

By Lubalin, Herbert F. - The typography for title

By Lubalin, Herbert F. – The typography for title

By Jeakins, Dorothy - Costume sketch, Maria with a blue head scarf

By Jeakins, Dorothy – Costume sketch, Maria with a blue head scarf

By Jeakins, Dorothy -  Costume sketch, Maria wearing a pinafore dress style

By Jeakins, Dorothy – Costume sketch, Maria wearing a pinafore dress style

Some sketches from the first storyboard 1

Some sketches from the first storyboard 1

Some sketches from the first storyboard 3

Some sketches from the first storyboard 3

Some sketches from the first storyboard 2

Some sketches from the first storyboard 2

A still from the film. Maria with seven children and their new costumes, ride their bikes

A still from the film. Maria with seven children and their new costumes, ride their bikes

By Richard, the composer - The title of the main song handwritten

By Richard, the composer – The title of the main song handwritten

A still from the film. A cute scene of love among male and female goats

A still from the film. A cute scene of love among male and female goats

A still from the film. Maria, the captain and the seven singers

A still from the film. Maria, the captain and the seven singers

A still from the film. Maria playing guitar

A still from the film. Maria playing guitar

One of the many covers of the film

One of the many covers of the film

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Self-portrait

By Picasso - A self-portrait with green face

By Picasso – A self-portrait with green face

By Degas - Self-portrait

By Degas – Self-portrait

By Vigée Le Brun, Louise Élisabeth - The artist with diadem, seen by herself. 18th century

By Vigée Le Brun, Louise Élisabeth – The artist with diadem, seen by herself. 18th century

By Van Gogh - Studies of the artist seen by himself

By Van Gogh – Studies of the artist seen by himself

By Rembrandt - Self-portrait with long hair

By Rembrandt – Self-portrait with long hair

By Jacobs, Aletta Henriëtte - The author seated and seen by herself

By Jacobs, Aletta Henriëtte – The author seated and seen by herself

By Kokoschka - The artist with white shirt seen by himself

By Kokoschka – The artist with white shirt seen by himself

By Munch - Self-Portrait of the moustache with thirty-two years

By Munch – Self-Portrait of the moustache with thirty-two years

By Uffenbach, P. - The artist posing with a hat and a ruff

By Uffenbach, P. – The artist posing with a hat and a ruff

By Courbet - The artist with smiling pose

By Courbet – The artist with smiling pose

By Schiele - The artist gesticulates undressed. Seen by himself

By Schiele – The artist gesticulates undressed. Seen by himself

By Rehbenitz, T. - The artist posing with  bow tie

By Rehbenitz, T. – The artist posing with bow tie

By Corinth, Lovis - A self portrait holding a pen with the left hand

By Corinth, Lovis – A self portrait holding a pen with the left hand

By Hockney - Self-portrait in profile

By Hockney – Self-portrait in profile

By Larsson, C. - The artist seen by himself and with red tie, beside a and dedicatory for  his friends of Sundborn. Sweden

By Larsson, C. – The artist seen by himself and with red tie, beside a and dedicatory for his friends of Sundborn. Sweden

By Matisse - Self-portrait while is working

By Matisse – Self-portrait while is working

By Tàpies, Antoni - The artist pensive seen by himself

By Tàpies, Antoni – The artist pensive seen by himself

By Boccioni, Umberto - Self portrait

By Boccioni, Umberto – Self portrait

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Letters, diaries and manuscripts

By Klee - Mari and her friends

By Klee – Mari and her friends

By Rembrandt - Writings beside a portrait of a diplomat after Raphael

By Rembrandt – Writings beside a portrait of a diplomat after Raphael

By Bluemner, Oscar - Scribbles and doodles

By Bluemner, Oscar – Scribbles and doodles

By Hopper - Preliminary sketch for a woman in the sun

By Hopper – Preliminary sketch for a woman in the sun

By Marc, Franz - Postcard with kittens in the night

By Marc, Franz – Postcard with kittens in the night

By Dalí - Dedication to a doctor angel

By Dalí – Dedication to a doctor angel

By Schiele - To the dearest woman

By Schiele – To the dearest woman

By Constable - Overcast with writings

By Constable – Overcast with writings

By anonymous author from Aztec Codex Mendoza. 16th century - Shamans curing an old man seventy years old and his wife (detail)

By anonymous author from Aztec Codex Mendoza. 16th century – Shamans curing an old man seventy years old and his wife (detail)

By Munch - Unknown title

By Munch – Unknown title

By Peter, H. G. - Study of a cheerleader. Detail

By Peter, H. G. – Study of a cheerleader. Detail

By Van Gogh - A letter beside an sketch of a woman digging

By Van Gogh – A letter beside an sketch of a woman digging

By Bourdelle, Antoine - To my father

By Bourdelle, Antoine – To my father

By Buffet, Bernard - The human voice and samples of calligraphy practises

By Buffet, Bernard – The human voice and samples of calligraphy practises

By Al-Qazwini, Zakariya - Three zodiac signs of cosmography Marvels of Creatures and the Strange Things Existing (Persia 13th century)

By Al-Qazwini, Zakariya – Three zodiac signs of cosmography Marvels of Creatures and the Strange Things Existing (Persia 13th century)

By Waisman, Gabriel - Untitled design with hebrew typography

By Waisman, Gabriel – Untitled design with hebrew typography

By Kalho, Frida - A letter from Coyoacán. Mexico

By Kalho, Frida – A letter from Coyoacán. Mexico

By Kandinsky - A manuscript by the artist

By Kandinsky – A manuscript by the artist

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Uncle Sam, please go home!

SPECIAL FOR EUROPE:

Last weekend (june, 13, 14th) heavy weapons from U.S. arrived to Baltic nations

By Jordaan, L. J. - Untitled

By Jordaan, L. J. – Untitled

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Male nudes

By Bacon - Study of man crouching

By Bacon – Study of man crouching

By Ingres - Four stretched men

By Ingres – Four stretched men

By Sargent, J. Singer - Two young bathers on the brook

By Sargent, J. Singer – Two young bathers on the brook

By Schiele - A reclined man

By Schiele – A reclined man

By Corinth, Lovis - Study of an standing man

By Corinth, Lovis – Study of an standing man

By Picasso - Study of the seated man of the moustache

By Picasso – Study of the seated man of the moustache

By Ferrari, Lorenzo da - Male nude with the left hand on his head

By Ferrari, Lorenzo da – Male nude with the left hand on his head

By Penck, A. R. - Naked man raising his arms

By Penck, A. R. – Naked man raising his arms

By Jacovacci, F. - Study of a pensive young man

By Jacovacci, F. – Study of a pensive young man

By Rormanino, G. - Two male nudes

By Rormanino, G. – Two male nudes

By López, Antonio - Study of a pedestrian

By López, Antonio – Study of a pedestrian

By Bandinelli, B. - Studies of naked male and four heads

By Bandinelli, B. – Studies of naked male and four heads

By Da Vinci - Six men acting

By Da Vinci – Six men acting

By Carracci, Annibale - Seated man of curly hair

By Carracci, Annibale – Seated man of curly hair

By Boucher - A recumbent man on the floor

By Boucher – A recumbent man on the floor

By Raphael - Group of uncovered men. A preliminar study for The School of Athens

By Raphael – Group of uncovered men. A preliminar study for The School of Athens

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Saints’ day. Anthony of Padua

By Murillo, B. E. - The saint of Padua, holding Jesus in his arms, in front of three cherubs

By Murillo, B. E. – The saint of Padua, holding Jesus in his arms, in front of three cherubs

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LET’S FIGHT AGAINST THE T.T.I.P.

June, 9th, 2015.

The TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) is stopped in the European Parliament.

This is a very little but really a little triumph for the people that thinks that the American Theory “All for Business” should get back without to land in Europe.

No more lies, in the name of the occupation, the businessman only is seeking the bargain.

TTIP NEVER IN EUROPE!

By Blake, William - 'Europe a Prophecy'

By Blake, William – ‘Europe a Prophecy’

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