The importance that art upholds in our society is a beautiful and satisfying romance. It’s about exploring the world through an exceptionally creative pair of eyes. 177 more words
This weekend I had a little “aha moment” while reading Anne Applebaum’s Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-56, a play-by-play of how the soviet-style police state (cloaked as communism) descended upon Europe after the Second World War. 1,159 more words
Apart from Lou Reed, The Velvet Underground is unequivocally connected to the work of Andy Warhol. Not only did Warhol design the infamous cover of band’s breakthrough album… 693 more words
Nicholas de Villiers published “Afterthoughts on Queer Opacity” on April 18th 2015 in InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture for the Special 22nd Issue on “Opacity.” 419 more words
Edie Sedwgick is my ultimate fashion icon from the past.
Sedgwick embodied the freewheeling sixties with her more is more approach to layering fur and leopard print over striped T-shirts (worn simply as dresses) while accessorizing with shoulder length chandelier earrings, exaggerated mod eye makeup and false lashes. 69 more words