Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself.
Francis Bacon - Three Studies for a Portrait of George Dyer (1964)
Some of my Neo Rauch favorites:
4. Industrial Kitchen
LOOK. IT’S EVERY SINGLE STEREOTYPE ABOUT MEN’S RIGHTS ACTIVISTS PUT INTO ONE HANDY-DANDY DEMOGRAPHICS SURVEY SO IT CAN BE STATISTICALLY VALIDATED!! [x]
Why do I have a complete lack of surprise that the vast majority are 17-20 years old??
this is perfect
i live for people who are excited about things and life there is no reason to surround yrself with anyone else
Although there are more than 1,500 women calligraphers in Iran, Aghighi’s art is unique; she is a pioneer among women in the exploration of the potentialities of calligraphy as visual art. As she explains, “I sadly realized that I am the only professional calligraphic woman artist in Iran. I do not claim my works are unique but can say that I am the first woman using conceptual calligraphic writing as an art form.” (via)
oroj and poetry of hafez, azra aghighi bakhshayeshi, 2011
if you think that labels don’t matter and nobody should use them, then you’ve probably never experienced the huge, indescribable relief of “oh my god there’s a word for how I feel” and “I’m not the only one”