quick. quell. quite.
R: 26 years of age. loves popcorn, beer, and snow. hates eating cake with a spoon. beating head out on books.
"Bella Donna" Natalia Vodianova photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott for Vogue, March 2004
I pulled this out of the magazine at the time & hung it on my wall. There are some lovely, uneasy reverberations in seeing it have this afterlife.
"The woman should have chastity … She should not laugh in front of everyone and not be inviting in her behaviour. She should protect her honour."
- Turkey’s deputy prime minister Bulent Arinc wants Turkish women to contain their laughter in public, proposes a ban on women being joyful in public. (via
laureola) Jul 30
"Thus the situation basic to imitation that we are discussing not only implies that what is represented is there, but also that it has come into the There more authentically."
Hans-Georg Gadamer: Truth and Method
tr. Joel Winsheimer & Donald G. Marshall
Das mimische Urverhältnis, das wir erörten, enthält also nicht nur, daß das Dargestellte da ist, sondern auch, daß es eigentlicher ins Da gekommen ist. May 29
Jeune fille lisant (1857).
Charles Chaplin (French, 1825-1891). Oil on canvas.
The figure had an irresistible attraction for Chaplin, and like Kray, who also commenced by painting landscapes, he gradually abandoned his first choice of pursuit for the nobler and more enticing one. His success as a painter of portraits, and especially of portraits of women, continued until his death.
Reminds me of my mom.
"When your heart is broken you plant seeds in the cracks and you pray for rain."
Andrea Gibson (via
over and over and over
secretsthatsell-deactivated2014) Feb 23