a banquet for the shadows

Heather Rose. Artist from New England, Friend to rabbits, Ice Hockey enthusiast. Queen of papercuts.

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Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire - October 21, 2014-February 1, 2015 | The Metropolitan Museum of Art ↘

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"Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire, The Costume Institute’s first fall exhibition in seven years, will be on view in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Anna Wintour Costume Center from October 21, 2014 through February 1, 2015.  The exhibition will explore the aesthetic development and cultural implications of mourning fashions of the 19th and early 20th centuries.  Approximately 30 ensembles, many of which are being exhibited for the first time, will reveal the impact of high-fashion standards on the sartorial dictates of bereavement rituals as they evolved over a century.”

"Once you meet someone, you never really forget them." My original “Spirited Away” inspired drawing is currently up for auction here.

"Once you meet someone, you never really forget them." 
My original “Spirited Away” inspired drawing is currently up for auction here.

"Melinoe" A chthonic nymph, Melinoe is a bringer of nightmares and madness.© 2014 Alli Wynn

"Melinoe" 

A chthonic nymph, Melinoe is a bringer of nightmares and madness.

© 2014 Alli Wynn