Art History Meme : [1/9] Favorite paintings

↳ Vincent Van GoghRoses, 1890

In May 1890, just before his departure from the asylum in Saint-Rémy, Van Gogh painted an exceptional group of four still lifes, to which both the Museum’s Roses and Irises (58.187) belong. These bouquets and their counterparts—an upright composition of irises (Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam) and a horizontal composition of roses (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.)—were conceived as a decorative ensemble, like the earlier suite of sunflowers. Traces of pink along the tabletop and rose petals in the present painting, which have faded over time, offer a faint reminder of the formerly vivid “canvas of pink roses against a yellow-green background in a green vase.” (x)


He even has the math to back it up.

Tim DeKay: These last few weeks [of filming] were a bit like Senior Week. There wasn’t much “punking” … was there?

Matt Bomer: I can’t believe you’re not remembering. [x]


"So if I didn’t understand I was being asked to be Best Man, it is because I never expected to be anybody’s best friend."

you were right. she needs someone to trust, and it looks like it’s you. you okay with that? ‘cause it’s a lot of pressure, but it’s very i m p o r t a n t to her and to me.

The Greatest Movies On Netflix : The Breakfast Club ✐
"Does Barry Manilow know you raid his wardrobe?" 

: Milena Canonero costume design for Marie Antoinette (2006).

“It did help to have the corset on, because then it felt like she was a little bird trying to get out of all these restrictions. I wore my corsets for Versailles and then as soon as we went to the Petit Trianon phase I didn’t wear any corsets.” — Kirsten Dunst.

What I need is a good defense ‘Cause I’m feeling’ like a criminal
And I need to be redeemed to the one I’ve sinned against
Because he’s all I ever knew of LOVE

Happy Birthday, Montgomery Clift! | (October 17, 1920 — July 23, 1966)
"He lived longer than either Monroe or Dean, and he had many more shadings and subtleties than some of the greatest icons—Clift’s performances are extraordinarily delicate, and he was actually able to convey the sense of a thought or an emotion forming in his characters and passing through them. Clift was one of the rare actors who could make confusion, sadness, melancholy and even depression not just interesting, but dynamic … [he] was a brilliant actor and, I think, one of the most unusual presences in the history of movies."Martin Scorsese
"He worked – he really worked hard." — Howard Hawks
"The only line I know of that’s wrong in Shakespeare is ‘Holding a mirror up to nature.’ You hold the magnifying glass up to nature. As an actor you just enlarge it enough so that your audience can identify with a situation. If it were a mirror we would have no art."Montgomery Clift


Jessica Lange + lighting up a cigarette

Practice makes perfect.

Evan Peters in American Horror Story season premieres