Robert Blake, John Forsythe, and Scott Wilson in In Cold Blood (1967, dir. Richard Brooks)
“Although none of the journalists anticipated violence, several had predicted shouted abuse. But when the crowd caught sight of the murderers, with their escort of blue-coated highway patrolmen, it fell silent, as though amazed to find them humanly shaped.”
-Truman Capote, In Cold Blood (1966)
Photographer: Phil Stern
Truman Capote – Irving Penn
Girl in Bed on Telephone (Jean Patchett), New York, 1949
Amber Valletta, New York, 1996.
Miles Davis’s hand
‘Window shopping’ – something I do every now and then when finding things as these. And I actually like checking them out over and over again when passing by (goes for porcelain and antiques only). I guess I’m a sucker for pretty things.
“I don’t want to own anything until I find a place where me and things go together.”
Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Truman Capote
Truman Capote, 1947
“She came below the lamp to stand beside him, and it was as if the sky were a thunder-cracked mirror, for the rain fell between them like a curtain of splintered glass.”
Today’s morning started with a cup of coffee in the garden and soon turned into hours of rain, hail and thunder. Sitting there with him I remembered..