Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Chinese Heads

I came across these life-size wax Chinese heads at Piet Hein Eek's massive shop/factory in Eindhoven. They actually live in the wonderfully eccentric showroom catered by Belgian collector Leo Coolen. I think each head goes for around 2,000 euros or so. I'm saving up...

Sunday, April 3, 2011

The Female Species Under The Influence Of Leo

Of note in this 60-page book researched and compiled by the "famous expert Astro-Palmist of Pakistan" is the section on The Female Species Under The Influence Of Leo:

"The woman born on any Friday with bad lines and poor mounts in her hand is publicity hungry, who runs after fame, even that of a notorious nature. She does not hesitate to commit murder or suicide or do any foolish action, if that will let her appear in the newspapers. She is fond of frequenting suspected houses and other disreputable dens where fake actors or pretentious artists welcome her flesh and money."