Willy Ronis- Venice, 1959 (via)

Cover illustration featuring Diana Dors for  House Party by Dominique Napier, 1961

Eartha Kitt as Catwoman

They’re us, that’s all, when there’s no more room in hell.

Marilyn Monroe gets her hair done by Columbia’s stylist Helen Hunt c. 1948

Head of Medusa - Rubens

historical-nonfiction:

These are not just any old-timey visitors to the Great Sphinx. This is from 1864, when a group of Japanese emissaries went on a diplomatic mission to Europe. And they just stopped by the Sphinx and posed in full samurai regalia. Seriously.

"Chaos is what killed the dinosaurs, darling."

Heathers (1988)

Happy Birthday Robert De Niro (August 17, 1943)

"I’ve never been one of those actors who has touted myself as a fascinating human being. I had to decide early on whether I was to be an actor or a personality."

 Elvis Presley on the set of Jailhouse Rock (1957)

Erwin Blumenfeld  ”Rage for Colors” published in Look, October 15, 1958 (via)

1956- Gordon Parks documented the everyday lives of an extended black family living in rural Alabama under Jim Crow segregation for Life magazine’s photo-essay “The Restraints: Open and Hidden.” (via)

Model pose and finished painting by Gil Elvgren’s “The Winner” aka ” A Fair Catch”, 1957 (via)