Monday, April 7, 2014
didi-is-spiffy asked: White people whitewashed Jesus and Mary and many religious figures, but tell them that the devil is white and all of a sudden it's a problem
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
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.
One of my favorite artists working today. His work is fucking amazing and beautiful.
"what do you want to do after college?"
"ideally, dismantle the power structure of current society"
I made this post before the real world broke my spirit
How can you not realize that youâre being exploited badly by these White scumbags?
Sunday, March 23, 2014
A photographer seeking to document the next generation of Kazakh eagle hunters in Mongolia discovered a 13-year-old girl who has taken to the male-dominated tradition. […]