Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Non-Noughties related blog post

I know Desperate Romantics has had a rough ride from those who object to its preference for freeze-frames and nipples over historical accuracy but, hey, if it gets punters interested in pretty pictures, that’s got to be a good thing right?
I was in Tate Britain this afternoon, and overheard a couple contemplating Rossetti’s Prosperpine, the model for which was Jane Morris (wife of William). The woman wasn’t impressed.
“It doesn’t really look like her,” she said.

1 comment:

Morton Shadow said...

I prefer the one on the cover of 'More than this', Tim - although, I do take your point. That one looks nothing *whatsoever* like Bryan Ferry...


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