Pierrot, a character played by French troupe and thought to have originated in Italy as far back as 1600 by a family of entertainers, has been the ultimate entertainer and fantasy character over the centuries spawning a global obsession with clowns. This image is evokative and the single tear emphasising the dark nature of mime, conveying a message without words. This artist has been made up beautifully and reminds me of how art and couture go hand in hand! x
Carnival in Venice. The Carnival of Venice is an annual festival, held in Venice, Italy. St Mark’s Square is the fulcrum of Carnival activities, and that’s where you’ll find the most extraordinary costumes - many hoping for a chance in the best costume competition, some aiming to be photographed, and others just enjoying themselves.