Interviewer: Who do you think deserves the power at the end?
- Valar Morghulis.
- Yes, all men must die, but we are not men.
A Game of Art: Sansa Stark + Monet’s Water Lilies
“You’re a dreadfully nosy, horribly bossy, appallingly clean old woman. Control yourself. You’re victimizing us all.”
My Art History final! Like last time, I had to make a piece of art inspired by a piece we’ve gone over in class. I love the aesthetic of Greek Black Figure Painting, so I decided to stylize and animate “Achilles and Ajax Playing a Game.”
“If everyone in the room believes the same thing, I get worried.”
the elegant european woman didn’t stay for tea, but the promise of tomorrow hung in the air
This masterpiece of Renaissance metalwork is signed on the browplate by Filippo Negroli, whose embossed armor was praised by sixteenth-century writers as “miraculous” and deserving “immortal merit.” Formed of one plate of steel and patinated to look like bronze, the bowl is raised in high relief with motifs inspired by classical art. The graceful mermaidlike siren forming the helmet’s comb holds a grimacing head of Medusa by the hair. The sides of the helmet are covered with acanthus scrolls inhabited by putti, a motif ultimately derived from ancient Roman sculpture and wall paintings. (x)
April, 10, 2013 - Los Angeles - 7:05 pm