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June 5th, 2012

solonelyblooming: wrote this today with lipstick on my school’s…



solonelyblooming:

wrote this today with lipstick on my school’s bathroom’s mirror

June 5th, 2012

life: Not published in LIFE: Queen Elizabeth II in Ethiopia,…



life:

Not published in LIFE: Queen Elizabeth II in Ethiopia, 1965.

See more photos here.

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June 5th, 2012

life-studies: Werner Herzog in Burden of Dreams directed by Les…





















life-studies:

Werner Herzog in Burden of Dreams directed by Les Blank, 1982

He is the funniest man who ever lived.

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June 5th, 2012

andwhatdoyousee: Jenny Saville, Isis, 2011



andwhatdoyousee:

Jenny Saville, Isis, 2011

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June 5th, 2012

andwhatdoyousee: Barbara Smith, Feed Me (performance),…



andwhatdoyousee:

Barbara Smith, Feed Me (performance), 1973

During an event organised by the San Francisco Museum of Conceptual Art in which various male artists performed wreckless [sic] and macho gestures like drinking beer and peeing into a metal tub, Smith sat nude in an intimate space inviting audience members one at a time to ‘feed’ her. The room contained an oriental rug-covered mattress, a sink, incense, body oils, shawls, books and music. The artist offered tea, wine and marijuana that she could be fed in exchange for ‘conversation and affection’. In the background, a taped loop played “Feed Me, Feed Me” over and over again. Smith has explained that the image she projected of herself reflected both the fantasy and the reality of femininity; by presenting herself as mother, courtesan and artist she opened up the possibility that all these identities can co-exist. [from bodytracks.org]

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June 5th, 2012

criticism by marie calloway

criticism by marie calloway:

karaj:

this is the most A+ yet and i can’t wait until i get more time to think about it. 

Agree home run. Like Kat Stacks posting her own pussy picture.

June 5th, 2012

"leaving is not enough; you must stay gone. train your heart like a dog. change the locks …"

“leaving is not enough; you must
stay gone. train your heart
like a dog. change the locks
even on the house he’s never
visited. you lucky, lucky girl.
you have an apartment
just your size. a bathtub
full of tea. a heart the size
of Arizona, but not nearly
so arid. don’t wish away
your cracked past, your
crooked toes, your problems
are papier mache puppets
you made or bought because the vendor
at the market was so compelling you just
had to have them. you had to have him.
and you did. and now you pull down
the bridge between your houses,
you make him call before
he visits, you take a lover
for granted, you take
a lover who looks at you
like maybe you are magic. make
the first bottle you consume
in this place a relic. place it
on whatever altar you fashion
with a knife and five cranberries.
don’t lose too much weight.
stupid girls are always trying
to disappear as revenge. and you
are not stupid. you loved a man
with more hands than a parade
of beggars, and here you stand. heart
like a four-poster bed. heart like a canvas.
heart leaking something so strong
they can smell it in the street.”

- Frida Kahlo to Marty McConnell, Marty McConnell. (via antoany)
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June 5th, 2012

"When I am lonely for boys it’s their bodies I miss. I study their hands lifting the cigarettes in…"

“When I am lonely for boys it’s their bodies I miss. I study their hands lifting the cigarettes in the darkness of the movie theaters, the slope of a shoulder, the angle of a hip. Looking at them sideways, I examine them in different lights. My love for them is visual: that is the part of them I would like to possess. Don’t move, I think. Stay like that, let me have that.”

- Margaret Atwood, Cat’s Eye  (via awritersruminations, awritersruminations)
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