Vali Myers

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My favorite artist & inspiration! What a woman & what a life! (I drank with her in the Young & Jackson's Hotel in Melbourne. She once asked if I would sit for her so she could draw my portrait. I didn't come back in time as she passed away. Big regret!)

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Vali Myers Witch of Positano — Vali Myers by Ed Van Der Elsken Positano, Paolo Roversi, Pictures, Mick Jagger, Magazine, Witches, Psychedelic, Van, Crafty

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A site dedicated to my love and appreciation of Vali Myers. Please feel free to submit or share your own art/words/connection with Vali. This blog also functions as a community and I love hearing from you! None of the pictures in this blog are mine unless otherwise stated. Please click each picture individually (or the time posted link located below each entry) for more information. Questions/comments are welcome! Much love!! x

Ed van der Elsken, Saint Germain de Pres, Paris, from the series Love on the Left Bank, The Photographers' Gallery Parisian Cafe, Beat Generation, Black White, Dangerous Minds, Patti Smith, Iconic Photos, Beatnik, Youth Culture, Saint Germain

Photographs of the ‘supreme Beatnik chick’ who inspired Patti Smith (NSFW)

In the early 1950s, a young Dutch photographer Ed van der Elsken arrived in Paris to begin his career as a photographer. By day he worked for Magnum, by night—inspired by Weegee’s photographs in Picture Post—Van der Elsken documented the emerging underground youth culture of the city’s Left Bank. In 1954, Van der Elsken compiled a volume of photographs Love on the Left Bank that followed a young Beatnik girl “Ann” through the gangs of bohemians, musicians and vagabonds who hung around the…

Available for sale from The Photographers' Gallery, Ed van der Elsken, Vali Myers, REVE Paris Photography, 16 × 12 in Patti Smith, Style Beatnik, Like A Rolling Stone, Beat Generation, Photo Portrait, Dangerous Minds, Dark Photography, Youth Culture, Famous Photographers

Photographs of the ‘supreme Beatnik chick’ who inspired Patti Smith (NSFW)

In the early 1950s, a young Dutch photographer Ed van der Elsken arrived in Paris to begin his career as a photographer. By day he worked for Magnum, by night—inspired by Weegee’s photographs in Picture Post—Van der Elsken documented the emerging underground youth culture of the city’s Left Bank. In 1954, Van der Elsken compiled a volume of photographs Love on the Left Bank that followed a young Beatnik girl “Ann” through the gangs of bohemians, musicians and vagabonds who hung around the…

Ed van der Elsken - Vali Myers in Saint Germain des Prés Saint Germain, Beatnik Style, Photo Ed, Viviane Sassen, Weegee, French New Wave, Beat Generation, Dangerous Minds, Erwin Olaf

Photographs of the ‘supreme Beatnik chick’ who inspired Patti Smith (NSFW)

In the early 1950s, a young Dutch photographer Ed van der Elsken arrived in Paris to begin his career as a photographer. By day he worked for Magnum, by night—inspired by Weegee’s photographs in Picture Post—Van der Elsken documented the emerging underground youth culture of the city’s Left Bank. In 1954, Van der Elsken compiled a volume of photographs Love on the Left Bank that followed a young Beatnik girl “Ann” through the gangs of bohemians, musicians and vagabonds who hung around the…

Teenage dreams: quiffs, kisses and the cults of youth – in pictures Weegee, Dangerous Minds, Patti Smith, Beatnik, Teenage Dream, Youth Culture, Famous Photographers, How To Look Pretty, Filmmaking

Photographs of the ‘supreme Beatnik chick’ who inspired Patti Smith (NSFW)

In the early 1950s, a young Dutch photographer Ed van der Elsken arrived in Paris to begin his career as a photographer. By day he worked for Magnum, by night—inspired by Weegee’s photographs in Picture Post—Van der Elsken documented the emerging underground youth culture of the city’s Left Bank. In 1954, Van der Elsken compiled a volume of photographs Love on the Left Bank that followed a young Beatnik girl “Ann” through the gangs of bohemians, musicians and vagabonds who hung around the…

Photographs of the ‘supreme Beatnik chick’ who inspired Patti Smith (NSFW) Guy Debord, Documentary Photography, Book Photography, Portrait Photography, Street Photography, Patti Smith, Beatnik Style, Weegee, French New Wave

Photographs of the ‘supreme Beatnik chick’ who inspired Patti Smith (NSFW)

In the early 1950s, a young Dutch photographer Ed van der Elsken arrived in Paris to begin his career as a photographer. By day he worked for Magnum, by night—inspired by Weegee’s photographs in Picture Post—Van der Elsken documented the emerging underground youth culture of the city’s Left Bank. In 1954, Van der Elsken compiled a volume of photographs Love on the Left Bank that followed a young Beatnik girl “Ann” through the gangs of bohemians, musicians and vagabonds who hung around the…

Credit: Ed Van Der Elsken / Dewi Lewis Publishing Vali Myers, who plays Ann, was a dancer and artist, who arrived in Paris in 1949 Guy Debord, Henri Cartier Bresson, Patti Smith, Documentary Photography, Book Photography, Weegee Photography, Saint Germain, Arte Jazz, Beatnik Style

Designers Rediscover Vali Myers

Vali Myers, an Australian-born dancer addicted to opium, entranced midcentury Paris and her spirit has been rediscovered by fashion designers.

Nan Goldin writes about the photographer Ed van der Elsken’s classic book “Love on the Left Bank,” which depicts life in Paris. Saint Germain, Famous Street Photographers, Roman Photo, What Is The Secret, Metal Magazine, Black Photography, Classic Books, The New Yorker, Photo Booth

Photographing as a Need

Nan Goldin writes about the photographer Ed van der Elsken’s classic book “Love on the Left Bank,” which depicts life in Paris.

Vali and Foxy, in the cage that was constructed by Rudi for Vali to write in and also for Foxy. The big cage was decorated with beautiful precious objects and art. I love this photo of Foxy and Vali George Plimpton, Ink In Water, Pet Fox, Season Of The Witch, Artist At Work, Art World, All Art, Famous People, Muse

Vali Myers Witch of Positano

A site dedicated to my love and appreciation of Vali Myers. Please feel free to submit or share your...

Vali Myers Witch of Positano Season Of The Witch, 1960s Fashion, Bohemian Style, Vintage Ladies, Vintage Style, Creations, Beautiful Women, Celebrities, Lady

Vali Myers Witch of Positano

A site dedicated to my love and appreciation of Vali Myers. Please feel free to submit or share your own art/words/connection with Vali. This blog also functions as a community and I love hearing from...

Vali Myers Witch of Positano: Photo Notebook Art, Wreck This Journal, Visual Diary, Art Journal Pages, Art Journals, Mail Art, Art Studios, Illustration Art, Sketches

Vali Myers Witch of Positano

vapourmoon: “ A page from Vali Myers’ diary ”

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Diary of vali myers

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Vali Myers Witch of Positano: Photo Florence Welch, Positano, Muse Art, Art Plastique, Art Tutorials, Fountain, Images, Painting, Instagram

Florence Welch on Instagram: “From the diaries of Vali Myers.. 'Me in my green dress at the grotto fountain' #valimyers @betweentwobooks”

24.5k Likes, 69 Comments - Florence Welch (@florence) on Instagram: “From the diaries of Vali Myers.. 'Me in my green dress at the grotto fountain' #valimyers…”

Jenny Kee with Vali Myers & Peter Thompson at the Quicksilver Club, Positano 1970 rock n roll rocker vintage fashion style hair dress scarf polka dots hippy woodstock style Jenny Kee, Gypsy Living, Ink In Water, Paolo Roversi, Twist And Shout, Evolution Of Fashion, Mick Jagger, Glam Rock, Rolling Stones

Legend of the Kee

They rocked on Keith Richards, gave Roger Daltry even more mojo, and made Marianne Faithfull serenely sexy. Australian designer, Jenny Kee ,...

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