“Did you never think, even once, that I loved lipstick and rouge for more than their color alone? I am a student of their lore, and it is arcane and hermetic beyond the dreams of alchemists. …Cosmetics are an extension of the will. Why do you think all men paint themselves when they go to fight?”
Catherynne M. Valenta, Deathless
“An amazing Inside Out group action – in Pakistan, Predator drone operators often refer to kills as bug splats- to raise awareness on civilian casualties, a group of local artists have used the #insideoutproject by printing the portrait of a Pakistani child on an enormous banner and displayed it in a field, so that the drone operators realize that they can kill children. You can learn more onnotabugsplat.com#notabugsplat;@insideoutproject; photos by@amrez; @insiyasyed; more on twitter @akashgoel @saks_afridi”
Ecstasy on the floor.
Photograph by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott; styled by Edward Enninful; W magazine March 2012.
Jennine Pommy Vega, 7 Arts Coffee Gallery, New York City, 1957
by Dave Heath