"Horsemanning, or fake beheading, was a popular way to pose in a photograph in the 1920’s. Sometimes spelled horsemaning, the horsemanning photo fad derives its name from the Headless Horseman, a character from “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”
HUMAN BEING ARE AND ALWAYS HAVE BEEN SUCH HUGE FUCKING DORKS OKAY.
"You see, the reasons - which are very important - are the causes behind this. That’s because there are things that make it so we can’t do this, like reasons. As we said, the reasons, are very important. It’s almost like there are obstacles ahead of us, which there aren’t, but it’s AS IF there are. So we can’t do it, because of the important reasons and the obstacles, which are imaginary, but scary like dreams."
Bought this book today. Getting my $’s worth of that museum discount while I still had it :) Mostly the Margaret Atwood endorsement convinced me tho.
Last day as an employee of The Phillips Collection! It’s bittersweet. Next up, Smithsonian American Art!
"The cultures of people of color are either packaged for consumption or called upon to fill cultural and spiritual voids of Eurocentrism."