January 5th, 2013: In Conversation @ Brooklyn Museum, 8:30 p.m.
Artists Mickalene Thomas
and Carrie Mae Weems talk with curator Eugenie Tsai
about using their work to challenge conventional ideas of beauty, race, and gender.
Images: Mickalene Thomas, Are You That Someone?, 2010 (Top)
Carrie Mae Weems, “Mirror, Mirror” from “Ain’t Jokin’”, 1987–88. (Bottom)
spring night — one hour worth
a thousand gold coins;
clear scent of flowers,
songs and flutes upstairs — threads of sound;
in the garden, a swing,
where night is deep and still.
— su tung-p’o (1037-1101ce)
photos by atomiczen in new zealand’s lake tekapo and tazmania’s cradle mountain
I call her “freshly baked bread” because she’s perfect.
Epigraphs from Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events as tweets
(Source: lifeinthelittleapple, via thefartsinourstars)
Only 49 years until First Contact with the Vulcans! We can do it!
April 5th, 2063