Great post from Writing Wranglers and Warriors written by Author Mike Staton.
Sixty-seven years ago, a black-and-white film noir debuted at movie theatres in America. Directed by Jules Dassin and based on a story by author Malvin Wald, The Naked City portrays the police investigation that follows the murder of a young model. Shot partially in documentary style, the tale takes place on the streets of New York City. At the end of the film, the narrator says, “There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.”
I love to look for paintings that whisper of stories yearning to be told. To paraphrase the ending of The Naked City, “There are eight million stories inside this painting. This is one of them.”
First, though, I have to choose a painting or photograph. Nowadays I peruse Pinterest. If a Pinterest painting or photo intrigues me, I’ll save…
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