DisEmbodied.7. (2012), by Iraqi artist Hayv Kahraman
"The idea that sex is something a woman gives a man, and she loses something when she does that, which again for me is nonsense. I want us to raise girls differently where boys and girls start to see sexuality as something that they own, rather than something that a boy takes from a girl."
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
John Duncan Fergusson (Scottish, 1874-1961), Rue St. Jacques, 1907. Oil on panel, 19 x 24 cm.
"I was so bored yesterday evening
two packs of cigarettes did absolutely nothing for me.
Tried to write, wrote nothing.
For the first time in years I played the violin,
watched people play backgammon
and made appropriate comments,
sang songs off key,
caught flies — a matchboxful.
I came here to see you…"
Orhan Veli Kanik, from The Visitor
Georgia O’Keeffe, Street, New York I, 1926
oskar schlemmer - sitting (1928)