The Thief Of Bagdad (Raoul Walsh, 1924)
Bottom photograph is of a woman wearing traditional Amazigh clothing, either Moroccan or Algerian. Nothing to do with belly dance. I’ll get to the whole “gipsy style” thing in a minute.
Top picture.. I’m not sure what that is, but I am as sure as anything that that has nothing what so ever to do with “gipsy style”. Gypsy, or any other form of spelling of that word, is a very harmful slur against Rroma. Gypsy is not a lifestyle, nor is it fashion, bohemian, traveling, or belly dance.
Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan on November 16, 1581
This painting depicts the historical 16th century story of Ivan the Terrible mortally wounding his son in Ivan in a fit of rage. By far the most psychologically intense of Repin’s paintings, the Emperor’s face is fraught with terror, as his son lay quietly dying in his arms, blood dripping down the side of his face.
Sarah Golish’s x “MOONDUST” series