Jean-Léon Gérôme (by hauk sven)
Pool in a Harem
Tales From Eathsea. Directed by Gorō Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli.
Beautiful Little Tea Cups
another one sketchdump.too much flying heads, i know
The Princesses Isabel Clara Eugenia and Catalina Micaela, 1575. Detail.
Young Tibetan woman from Darjeeling, India, 1928
In 1960, Garanger, a 25-year-old draftee who had already been photographing professionally for ten years, landed in Kabylia, in the small village of Ain Terzine, about seventy-five miles south of Algiers. Garanger’s commanding officer decreed that the villagers must have identity cards: “Naturally he asked the military photographer to make these cards,” Garanger recalls. “Either I refused and went to prison, or I accepted.
“I would come within three feet of them,” Garanger remembers. “They would be unveiled. In a period of ten days, I made two thousand portraits, two hundred a day. The women had no choice in the matter. Their only way of protesting was through their look.”