Bronze winged feminine figure
by Adolfo Apolloni, 1904,
Calcagno family burial monument, Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, Italy.
The Made Shop - The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories (2012)
Perfect gif to describe the reaction
Truth will set your free but not until it is finished with you.
David Foster Wallace
keep in mind many men don’t really like women, they like the high regard afforded them by other men when seen with a certain kind of woman. they like the confirmations of their masculinity and sexual prowess when engaging physically with a woman, and they like the ego boost of being attractive to many women. but they do. not. like. women.
Ton Nolles - Abdij Villers-la-Ville
Kehinde Wiley’s paintings often blur the boundaries between traditional and contemporary modes of representation. Rendered in a realistic mode–while making references to specific Old Master paintings–Wiley creates a fusion of period styles, ranging from French Rococo, Islamic architecture and West African textile design to urban hip hop and the “Sea Foam Green” of a Martha Stewart Interiors color swatch. Wiley’s slightly larger than life size figures are depicted in a heroic manner, as their poses connote power and spiritual awakening. Wiley’s portrayal of masculinity is filtered through these poses of power and spirituality.
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