On 12/12/72 Marie-Hélène de Rothschild, member of the most powerful elite family in the world, held a Surrealist Ball at Château de Ferrières, one of the family’s gigantic mansions.
The invitation was written in reverse. It required a mirror to be read. Inversion is a big deal in a pseudo-satanic mind state.
Guy de Rothschild & Marie-Hélène de Rothschild, the hosts of the ball, wore a horned “giant’s head” with tears made from real diamonds.
Water nymphs. These delightful statues were brought to England from Italy by Whitaker White in 1904 and are currently located at York House Gardens (Twickenham) alongside river Thames (South-West of London).
Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Vampire Weekend front-people Karen O and Ezra Koenig performed Karen’s Oscar nominated Moon Song from the movie Her. Watch Here
And this is why we love our former artist-in-residence (and king of the world) David Byrne. Swoon!