speaking of art history
this is Undine by Chauncey Bradley Ives. she’s at the Smithsonian.
and this is her from the back
that is marble, y’all.
carved so thin you can SEE THE LIGHT THROUGH IT.
fucking art, y’all.
“One o’ them rangers. Dangerous folk they are, livin’ in the wild… around here we just call him Strider.”
“And what would a mere ranger know of such things?”
“This is no mere ranger. He is Aragorn, son of Arathorn. You owe him your alliegance.”
Christopher Nolan you little genius shit - Inception / The Dark Knight
↳ “A lot of it is being done in commercials and music videos. I’ve never done them, but I think that those are forms in which cross-cutting and parallel action are absolutely standard and accepted as a mainstream language. Film-makers like myself enjoy the fruits of that experimentation and absorption by the mainstream. I think people’s capacity to absorb a fractured mise-en-scene is extraordinary now compared to forty years ago”
(Source: gordonlevitting, via lokiddles)