Whip the Gift

“When God hands you a gift, he also hands you a whip; and the whip is intended for self-flagellation solely.”
Truman Capote


Pedro Almodóvar quoted Capote on a scene of his awarded movie All About My Mother (1999). Photo: Bruce Weber for Vogue Paris, December 2010


Marcello Mastroianni in  (Federico Fellini, 1963)


Erotica music video (Fabien Baron, 1992)


Human Nature music video (Jean-Baptiste Mondino, 1995)



Madonna in a Steve Klein’s photo-shoot for a W Magazine issue. June 2006


Model Gail Cook and Andy Warhol. Photo: Francesco Scavullo.


Halston and his collaborators. Photo: Jean-Paul Goude. Esquire magazine. August, 1975.


Woody Allen’s portrait by Steve Shapiro


Betty Page


Drew Barrymore and Ellen Page, who was the leading actress of Whip It (2009), directed by Barrymore


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