Monday, September 24, 2012

Beautiful Esther

Joan Collins as Esther in the Film Esther and the King (1960). It's sex and crime what's selling now from the old Bible stories.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Herodiade - a Sketch

Herodiade (1880-90) by the French academic painter Jean Jacques Henner (1829-1905). Actually Herodiade was the mother of Salome, but in art the two persons normally blend into one.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Eva Negra

The old snake-woman myth still proves useful selling movies. It's Eva and the snake, they are two sides of the same coin.