Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions October 2, 2015 by Robert J. Avrech 17 Comments “How does it happen that something that makes so much sense in the moonlight doesn’t make any sense at all in the sunlight?”—Lana Turner Mark Rothko, No. 61 (Rust and Blue), 1953, 45 in × 36 in. Tom Hunter, Girl Writing an Affidavit, 1997. Vermeer, Lady Writing a Letter with Her Maid. Alexander Rodchenko, Girl with a Leica, 1934. Marguerite Mespulet and Madeleine Mignon, The Irish Colleen, 1913. ”If a man is to be a man, a free spirit unto himself, he must arm himself not only with weapons but with ideals and concepts he is willing to die for.”—William Powell Barnett Newman, Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow & Blue III, 8 x 18 feet, 1967. Lt Col. Mervyn O’Gorman, his daughter Christina at Lulworth Cove, 1913. Harry Callahan, Untitled, Atlanta, 1984. Stanley Kubrick, New York City, 1946. Francesca Woodman, House, Providence, 1975. Julie Blackmon PC, 2005. Erwin Olaf, Hope Series, The Hallway, 2005. “You have no idea what a long-legged gal can do without doing anything.”—Claudette Colbert Fragonard, Young Girl Reading, 1770. Kenneth Josephson, Untitled, from the series Books, 1988. Sarah Hobbs, Perfectionist, 2002. Loretta Lux, Girl With Marbles, 2005. Ralph Gibson, Infanta, 1987. “Some perfect wife I am. I’ve been married four times, divorced four times, have no children, and can’t boil an egg.”—Myrna Loy. Donald Judd, Untitled (DSS 120), 1968stainless steel and amber Plexiglas10 units, each 6 x 27 x 24 inches. Harry Callahan, Chicago 1949. Robert J. Avrech, What’s My Line? Teaneck, 2015. Abelardo Morell, View of the Brooklyn Bridge in Bedroom, 2009. Chema Madoz, 01. Elliott Erwitt, Couple Kissing, Santa Monica, 1955. Willem de Kooning , 1984. oil on canvas, 77 x 88 inches. “It is easier to die when the heart is full of gratitude.”—Carole Lombard Livia and Lielle wish all our friends and relatives a lovely Shabbat and a joyous Simchat Torah.