"And the silken, sad, uncertain rustling of each purple curtain thrilled me—filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before"
-Excerpt from The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe
Images from Studio 54 and Truman Capote's Black and White Ball.
“I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs, and gleams...” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
I think I was lucky enough to be 17 or 18 when I learned about her. Not till I was in my late 20's could I begin to feel the depth of emotion in her music. The songs below have never lost their healing powers for me.
For those that need buoying up:
In Malick Sidibé's photography there was always beauty, playfulness and celebration.
There is so much to celebrate in his body of work and in his life. These images shown here are just a delicious sample of what Sidibé brought into this world and has now left behind.
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