It’s that time of year again.
Just say no to racist costumes people.
Blackface is racist.
Dia de Los Muertos “costumes” are racist
Costuming off of someone else’s culture is racist.
Do your part in making this Halloween season enjoyable for everyone!
60” wide x 48” tall x 1” deep
35,000+ hand cast urethane flowers
(And let’s not forget that many of them had to fight long past 1920, simply because of their skin color. Only WHITE women were guaranteed the right to vote in the 19th Amendment. WoC continued to fight for years.)
The thing about this is that sculptures like these in art history were for the male gaze. Photoshop a phone to it and suddenly she’s seen as vain and conceited. That’s why I’m 100% for selfie culture because apparently men can gawk at women but when we realize how beautiful we are we’re suddenly full of ourselves…
Girls don’t let anyone tell you loving yourself is vanity.
“You painted a naked woman because you enjoyed looking at her, put a mirror in her hand and you called the painting “Vanity,” thus morally condemning the woman whose nakedness you had depicted for you own pleasure.” ― John Berger, Ways of Seeing
Been listening to a lot of Lykke Li after i got to see her Friday. I love it. I needed to appease the sad girl in my heart.
Her scent on my pillow is a sunset. Its beautiful but fleeting. It won’t last. But it while its here it will be the gateway to a peaceful night and maybe even a dream. May be.