review Infinite Variety: The Life Legend of the Marchesa Casati Ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB

free read õ eBook or Kindle ePUB ð Scot D. Ryersson

free read õ eBook or Kindle ePUB ð Scot D. Ryersson For the first three decades of the twentieth century the Marchesa Luisa Casati astounded Europe She was infamous for her evening strolls naked beneath her furs parading cheetahs on diamond studded leashes Artists such as Man Ray and Augustus John painted sculpted and photographed her; writers including Jean Cocteau Ezra Po. The role that the dashing Marchesa Luisa Casati played as a muse of the avant garde throughout the entirety of last century in the realms of fashion and art can't be underestimated It was interesting to link so many familiar images back to her An entire aesthetic in fashion and art She lived life in a vacuum in a way completely unto herself and according to her own whims while casting a brilliant inspiring glow Perhaps to be truly uniue is to be truly self absorbed I kept imagining what a nightmare of a roommate she would make but that's neither here nor there and for the purposes of the story the authors do very little to pry open the gates of her psyche This is a biography entirely devoid of personality and personal musings Instead we see the Marchesa Casati through the uotes sculptures paintings and photographs of those she inspired and in this way we see her best

free read Infinite Variety: The Life Legend of the Marchesa Casati

review Infinite Variety: The Life Legend of the Marchesa Casati Ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB È For the first three decades of the twentieth century the Marchesa Luisa Casati astounded Europe She was infamous for her evening strolls—naked beneath her furs parading cheetahs on diamond studded leashes Und and Jack Kerouac praised her strange beauty; celebrities and royalty from around the world were amazed and awed by her lavish parties and spectacles at her homes in Italy and France The extravagance ended in 1930 when Casati was than twenty five million dollars in debt but she continued her iconoclastic and creative pur. interesting bio on an eccentric doomed fashionista without much documentation on her daily life the authors craft a pretty decent snapshot of this Italian who described herself as a living work of art

Scot D. Ryersson ð 3 free download

Infinite Variety The Life Legend of the Marchesa CasatiSuits until her death in London in 1957 Her legacy continues especially in contemporary fashion with John Galliano Tom Ford Alexander Mcueen Karl Lagerfeld and other designers inspired by her remarkable style Fully authorized completely updated edition and richly illustrated this is the fantastic story of the Marchesa Casat. Fascinating person as she was this is a very repetitive tale needed a strong editor to get in there hard going but I finished it happily