in behaviour and at times seen wearing ruffles, Viago is reminiscent--in personality and costuming--of characters from Interview with the Vampire (Neil Jordan, 1994), a film based on Anne Rice's eponymous 1976 novel.
I loved the ridiculous posturing by the dandyish
mobsters, prancing and making awful jokes and reaching the height of their powers as they attempt to musically seduce three unsuspecting Sisters.
By introducing external content--from language and expressions to household sundries--into her canvases in a jarring, almost offensive way, Feinstein sets her oeuvre against the essentialist works of the Abstract Expressionist and Color Field painters, and apart from the legacy of dandyish
abstraction in the generation of Michael Krebber, et al.
He is dressed in a dandyish
way with a striped waistcoat with black sleeves and glass buttons, a bright handkerchief wound round his neck and a hat thrown carelessly on one side of his head.
Male grooming's supposed ability to establish manliness and its emasculating effects remain in quizzical tension: no matter how manly the man who bears his whiskers, overtly paying attention to them betokens an affectation that borders on the effeminately dandyish
The Christmas Eve party is held in a chintzy country house in Regency England, giving reason for gorgeously muted empire-line dresses, dandyish
breeches and cutaway jackets.
While Montes is simple and austere in his short-sleeved barong, Capule is a dandyish
TV actor-turned-senator with tinted hair and who likes to wear pink and purple.
But the ever-encroaching presence of the surveillance state plays at the edges: being a murderous Lothario, a dandyish
blade with a taste for blood, is a far more difficult task in an era of forensic profiling, closed-circuit cameras and citizen phone footage, not to mention with a documentary crew trailing your every move, set to reveal your secrets unto the world.
Many of the portraits of figures in the arts included here--such as the actress Ellen Terry, the novelist Henry James, the dandyish
stage designer W.
In the early years of his literary activity, the public image that Marinetti adopted and carefully cultivated was that of the dandyish
aesthete living in the artificial paradises created by the poetic word and far removed from the concerns of the material world.
But for all "The Grand Budapest Hotel's" richness of design, it is no less emotionally complex as it paints its romantic but doomed portrait of an irretrievable past, and of the vain, dandyish
concierge trying to keep the forces of destruction--namely encroaching Nazism--at bay.
It was an article where she also took on the dandyish
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, who has also been in the public gaze following allegations by his estranged wife, Anita, about his dating a member of their church, the Believers LoveWorld Ministry, which Nigerians are more familiar with by its alias, Christ Embassy.