A blog about an actress, silent film, and the Jazz Age; and occasionally the Denishawn Dance Company, writer Frank Wedekind, his character Lulu, Weimar Germany, Hollywood, the state of Kansas, books, music, art, history and other things sometimes only tangentially related to the heart of the matter, written on a regular basis by Thomas Gladysz, Director of the LBS.
Varja Linnea Askeland Hellesø is a big fan of Louise Brooks. So much so, she has styled her hair like Brooks and set up a small display of some of her treasured possessions in her home in Nässjö, Sweden. Here is one of her displays.
She has a great collection, don't you think. And here are snapshots of a couple of others displays.
Varja Linnea Askeland Hellesø has also drawn portraits of Louise Brooks, a few of which she has posted to Twitter and Facebook pages. That's where we noticed them. Here is an example of her work.
And lastly, her is a portrait of Varja Linnea Askeland Hellesø herself, posing as Lulu in the courtroom scene from Pandora's Box (1929).