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October 12th, 2012

cocothinkshefancy replied to your photo: This is one of the most important things to me….

cocothinkshefancy replied to your photo: This is one of the most important things to me. I…

the fact that most museums dont have a leonora carrington piss me right the fuck off. and no, moma does not have one. ask me about my rage.

Leonora rage is so important, tell me everything, I have a three hour train ride later today, open for gchat.

ETA MoMA has a book by LC

October 12th, 2012

This is one of the most important things to me. I go visit it…



This is one of the most important things to me. I go visit it every month or so, Melissa and I went on Monday. The museum moved it a few years ago and I’m not very happy about its new home—in a vitrine on a wall, whereas it used to be in a horizontal table-like case. The spoon is next to the cup and saucer, not on the saucer as above. It’s also with like 6 other objects, and COME ON IT’S MORE IMPORTANT THAN THEY ARE. It’s true the Bride with Her Throat Cut is also in a grouping but THE CUP. I mean there are 900 giant Picassos being violent towards women everywhere, can you give us a fucking break with the cup? Does the museum even have a Leonora Carrington, I am now wondering? I mean Surrealist women is a thing they weren’t just totally part of the scene, you know? You could tell the entire story of Western Feminism with that piece. The teacup tells of empire and privilege and racial oppression, the fur is about exoticism and exploitation of resources for aesthetics and ok I sound like a junior in college* but seriously. It’s so beautiful and weird and problematic.

Meret Oppenheim (Swiss, 1913–1985)

Paris, 1936. Fur-covered cup, saucer, and spoon

*Actually I just remembered I wrote a paper in grad school about MoMAs presentation practices because I am just that precious, god.

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October 12th, 2012

also it seems like Biden’s biggest struggle in this debate has been stopping himself from using…

also it seems like Biden’s biggest struggle in this debate has been stopping himself from using casual profanity.

I am convinced there was in intervention during debate prep because he had a plan to bring out an empty chair and be like “I wanted to debate a grownup” or something.

October 12th, 2012

staysouthbay: south bay!



staysouthbay:

south bay!



October 12th, 2012

"“If Malala had been killed in a drone attack, you would neither have heard updates on her medical…"

“If Malala had been killed in a drone attack, you would neither have heard updates on her medical status, nor would she be called ‘daughter of the nation,’ nor would the media make a fuss about her. General Kiyani would not have come to visit her and neither would the world media be constantly reporting on it.

The pliant Western media and its liberals do not give even 1% of this attention to the Pakistani and Yemeni girls their government kills with drones everyday. Even humanitarian outrage, they only express it when it serves the interests of their snake governments…”



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—Professor Fouzi Slisli

Referring to 15 year old Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman.

(via eastafrodite)

October 12th, 2012

oldpunkflyers: Last show ever.



oldpunkflyers:

Last show ever.