Scrapbook di Amos Poe

"A man’s face is his autobiography. A woman’s face is her work of fiction."
— Oscar Wilde —
 

"A man’s face is his autobiography. A woman’s face is her work of fiction."

— Oscar Wilde —

 

“The color blue - that is my color -  means you have left the drabness of day-to-day reality to be transported into - not a world of fantasy, it’s not a world of fantasy - but a world of freedom where you can say what you like and what you don’t like. This has been expressed forever by the color blue, which is really sky blue.” ― Louise Bourgeois, Louise Bourgeois: Drawings and Observations

“The color blue - that is my color -  means you have left the drabness of day-to-day reality to be transported into - not a world of fantasy, it’s not a world of fantasy - but a world of freedom where you can say what you like and what you don’t like. This has been expressed forever by the color blue, which is really sky blue.” 
― Louise BourgeoisLouise Bourgeois: Drawings and Observations

"The music stuff has been very difficult. It’s got to be right, and even then, it better be on key."

— Michael Winslow

 

“I find suggestion a hell of a lot more provocative than explicit detail. You didn’t see Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh rolling around in bed in Gone With The Wind, but you saw that shit eating grin on her face the next morning and you knew damned well she’d gotten properly laid.” ― Joan Crawford

“I find suggestion a hell of a lot more provocative than explicit detail. You didn’t see Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh rolling around in bed in Gone With The Wind, but you saw that shit eating grin on her face the next morning and you knew damned well she’d gotten properly laid.” 
― Joan Crawford

“If you want to see the girl next door, go next door.” ― Joan Crawford
(photo: ralph gibson)

“If you want to see the girl next door, go next door.” 
― Joan Crawford

(photo: ralph gibson)

amospoe:

"She gave me her hand and did not need more. I reached to feel it was well received. More than kiss her, but sleep together, more than anything, she gave me her hand and that was love. " - Mario Benedetti , The Truce

amospoe:

"She gave me her hand and did not need more. I reached to feel it was well received. More than kiss her, but sleep together, more than anything, she gave me her hand and that was love. " 
Mario Benedetti , The Truce

“Passion is not friendly. It is arrogant,superbly contemptuous of all that is notitself, and, as the very definition of passionimplies the impulse to freedom, it has a mightintimidiating power. It contains a challenge.It contains an unspeakable hope.” ― James Baldwin

“Passion is not friendly. It is arrogant,
superbly contemptuous of all that is not
itself, and, as the very definition of passion
implies the impulse to freedom, it has a might
intimidiating power. It contains a challenge.
It contains an unspeakable hope.” 
― James Baldwin

“I am not what I am, I am what I do with my hands.” ― Louise Bourgeois

“I am not what I am, I am what I do with my hands.” 
― Louise Bourgeois

“I recommend her to you, not as a husband but as an enthusiastic admirer of her work, acid and tender, hard as steel and delicate and fine as a butterfly’s wing, lovable as a beautiful smile, and as profound and cruel as the bitterness of life.” ― Diego Rivera

“I recommend her to you, not as a husband but as an enthusiastic admirer of her work, acid and tender, hard as steel and delicate and fine as a butterfly’s wing, lovable as a beautiful smile, and as profound and cruel as the bitterness of life.” 
― Diego Rivera

amospoe:

"I am at heart a gentleman. Glamour is what I sell, it’s my stock in trade.”
— Marlene Dietrich
(photo: george hurrell)

amospoe:

"I am at heart a gentleman. Glamour is what I sell, it’s my stock in trade.”

— Marlene Dietrich

(photo: george hurrell)

"Martin Scorsese learned about soundtracks from me."
~ Kenneth Anger

"Martin Scorsese learned about soundtracks from me."

~ Kenneth Anger

“To be an artist, you need to exist in a world of silence.” ― Louise Bourgeois

“To be an artist, you need to exist in a world of silence.” 
― Louise Bourgeois

"There are people that never much cared for Keaton. Those who do cannot care mildly."
James Agee in “Comedy’s Greatest Era” in LIFE magazine 
(photo: george hurrell)

"There are people that never much cared for Keaton. Those who do cannot care mildly."

  • James Agee in “Comedy’s Greatest Era” in LIFE magazine 

(photo: george hurrell)