“He was not particularly a well-educated man. He was someone who cared about making himself look like he was civilised and sophisticated and a man of culture, and that is what men of culture did, they collected art.”
(Nancy Yeide about Hermann Göring, in “The Rape of Europa“).
BEN-HUR – A TALE OF CHRIST (1925).
Directed by Fred Niblo.
Based on a novel by Giorgio Bassani (1916-2000).
“Anders als die Andern”, 1919.
Directed by Richard Oswald.
“Il giardino dei Finzi-Contini” (1970).
Directed by Vittorio de Sica.
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959).
“Brazilian Bachianas #5”.
Arno Breker (1900-1991).
Where beauty isn’t (or is).
In 1939, New York’s Madison Square Garden was host to an enormous and shocking gathering of 22,000 Americans that has largely been forgotten from our history.
Franz Peter Schubert (1797-1828).
Luciano Pavarotti (1935-2007).
Giulietta Masina (1921-1994).