Life in general is pretty minimizing because you have a lot of big ideas and you have to battle the mistaken delusions and instability that come with youth. And then watching that just wither away as you become more of a realist is a harrowing experience for any human being. I just think you gotta have a good fucking attitude.
In two of Aurel Schmidt’s more recent series, the artist’s highly rendered drawings depict leafy vagina lettuce and ginger toes, among other inventive combinations of body parts and edibles.
wheres the lie
Margot Kidder, naked and contemplative on the beach at dusk, 1970s
I did something similar in kindergarten. I knew we weren’t allowed to talk in class, but I thought it would be okay if I silently danced around in my seat and flailed my arms around. Needless to say, I had an awful kindergarten teacher, and she made me stay in from recess. I missed a lot of recess…
A page from Anna Nicole Smith’s diary, 1992
the typos of it all honey!!the typos!!!
Two women gaze at heavy surf while lying on boulders on the coast of Nova Scotia, December 1961.Photograph by Volkmar Wentzel, National Geographic