A woman is only vulnerable when her nail polish is drying, and even then she can still pull a trigger.

— (via dirtydamsel)

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blackbanshee:

schmorgyborgy:

I put my cat in a sweater

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oh. my. GOD.

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Vendredi, Revs online, June 2014.
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I study excellence, and I know that it doesn’t matter what domain a person who is excellent at what they do is in—there is always a meditative quality to their training and their performance. They may not train like you train at a monastery or at a retreat center, but certain qualities are there: right effort, wisdom, concentration, and faith or confidence.

I think we do ourselves a disservice when we predicate everything on this dualistic approach of sitting practice and then the rest of life. I think we’re limiting what meditation means. Dr. Dre says in one of his songs, “I got my mind on my money and my money on my mind”; whatever is on your mind, that’s your meditation.

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I like my hair messy. My love wild. And my sex aggressive. But I’m still a sensitive woman, just with passion.

— Sade Harrison (via timedoesnotexisthere)

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chanted:

I hate it when you are having a bad day and everyone takes it personally, like no i hate myself, not you. get the fuck over yourself.

wow i’m actually so glad this post has been made

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fuckyeahdementia:

marinaabramopug:

Marina engages with a member of her public outside the Serpentine Gallery today.

The Pug is Present.
I love you internet!
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shellbow:

contemporaryelfinchild:

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peternyc:

Photo of a fight in the Ukranian Parliament or Renaissance painting? 

Slap them all in togas instead of suits and it would perfect

It also follows a pyramidal composition!

However, I would argue that this picture is more Baroque than Renaissance. Notable features of Baroque art are:
Images are direct, obvious, and dramatic.
Tries to draw the viewer in to participate in the scene.
Depictions feel physically and psychologically real. Emotionally intense.
Extravagant settings and ornamentation.
Dramatic use of color.
Dramatic contrasts between light and dark, light and shadow.
As opposed to Renaissance art with its clearly defined planes, with each figure placed in isolation from each other, Baroque art has continuous overlapping of figures and elements.
Common themes: grandiose visions, ecstasies and conversions, martyrdom and death, intense light, intense psychological moments.
In the baroque, artists strove to evoke aesthetic responses. Now I’m not talking about aesthetic as in “oh thats pretty” I’m talking about aesthetic like that punch in the gut reaction you get to something.
One of the ways this was done was through the depiction of intense emotion which we see in this photograph. compare to Bernini

The picture also displays a wonderful use of chiaroscuro (an effect of contrasted light and shadow created by light falling unevenly or from a particular direction on something) a style used extensively by Caravaggio and other Baroque artists.

 



I WAS THINKING THIS EARLIER AND I’M SO GLAD SOMEONE POINTED IT OUT
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If you don’t get excited when you’re about to kiss someone then you probably shouldn’t be kissing them. It should get you riled up inside and should not be mediocre.

— (via kguajardo)

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87km:

Untitled (Black Cover), 2013
Kilian Rüthemann [via]
don’t delete the caption please
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