the only domestic instinct my parents have managed to pass on to me is the tendency to hoard multiple plastic bags in another plastic bags despite the fact that I will probably never need this many plastic bags in my adult life
Sangduck Kim, The Place of no.909_J, 35.8 x 28.3”, oil on canvas, 2010, image courtesy of the artist.
James Baldwin and Bayard Rustin.
Cumulus Consonance Study 1 by Scott Naismith
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Jane Lafarge Hamill, John in White, 2012, oil on canvas, 27 x 22.5 inches, image courtesy of the artist.
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Yale MFA graduate Jordan Casteel’s Galen (2014) is an obvious standout. Her skills as a painter and familiarity with post-Impressionist artists Matisse and Cézanne are obvious in both her work’s unconventional colors as well as its composition.–Interview Magazine
Juneteenth celebration in Austin, Texas, on June 19, 1900
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Eduardo Mata Icaza, Untitled, 2014
This Is How Maya Angelou Wants To Be Remembered -
"I’m strong. I have 55 doctorates. My last was from Columbia University. I teach all over the world. So, the pressure on me, the challenge on me, was always mitigated by love. That is to say it was softened by love because my grandmother loved me, my uncle loved me, and my brother loved me. I came through that. I have come through so many challenges because of love."
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