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‘This is it,’ she

whispers. ‘This is where I

shed my fears.’ Spreading her

arms out, she closes her eyes.

‘This is where I disappear.’

Written by Jacob Ibrag

 

 

 

 

Source: Eyes + Words

A história de Artemisia Gentileschi, a pintora violentada que se vingou fazendo arte feminista no século 17 | VIVIMETALIUN

Artemisia Gentileschi foi uma artista de talento excepcional

Allen Phillips/Wadsworth Atheneum

“Trancou o quarto a chave e depois me jogou sobre a cama, imobilizando-me com uma mão sobre meu peito e colocando um dos joelhos entre minhas coxas para que não pudesse fechá-las. E levantou minhas roupas, algo que lhe deu muito trabalho. Pôs um pano em minha boca para que não gritasse. Eu arranhei seu rosto e arranquei seus cabelos.”

Not translation of above but continuation of part of the post

This is the account of a rape four centuries ago, more specifically in the year 1611. The victim was the Italian Artemisia Gentileschi, an artist whose talent can be proved by the fact that she was the first woman accepted in the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, Italy, the same one where Michelangelo studied.

Source: A história de Artemisia Gentileschi, a pintora violentada que se vingou fazendo arte feminista no século 17 | VIVIMETALIUN

via BBC

The Woodpile

Here’s a painting I experimented with a bit, both in format and with paper stock. Last week I was driving towards Hudson on the road that runs along the lake. It was such a brutally cold day — made worse by the frigid squalls blowing across the field — that I couldn’t have painted in my car. […]

via Woodpile — The Sketchbook