Wine regions of Antarctica
At the moment, there is just one stalwart producer working alongside penguins in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica. James Pope is focusing on cool climate varieties, including Riesling, and much lessor known but better performing Vidal and Seyval Blanc.
The McMurdo Dry Valleys are a row of snow-free valleys in Antarctica located within Victoria Land west of McMurdo Sound. The region is one of the world’s most extreme deserts, and includes many interesting features including Lake Vida and the Onyx River, Antarctica’s longest river.
Fay Wray and her wicked hair from Behind the Make-Up (1930)
"I went to my father [film director Vincente Minnelli], and asked him, what can you tell me about thirties glamour? Should I be emulating Marlene Dietrich or something? And he said no, I should study everything I can about Louise Brooks." -Liza Minnelli on preparing for the role of “Sally Bowles” in Cabaret
Kim Novak, Rome 1957.
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - Portrait of Vincent van Gogh
Photo by Noah Vaughn
Deco terra cotta, West Cermak. Furniture store.
Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867-1959)
Wingspread, Racine, Wisconsin, 1938
Wingspread’s Great Hall, with its multi-tier dome and soaring fireplace, is the center of the sprawling home. The owner, Herbert F. Johnson, also asked Wright to construct the Johnson Wax Headquarters and Research Tower.