Notes from the Middle Passage
Rachell.
Age 22.
Artist, Photographer, Avid Reader and Occasional Writer.
Notes from the Middle Passage
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Sunday morning selfie sess. ‘cause new hair
The plan is to eventually transition into a full on gray/white  :)
Sunday morning selfie sess. ‘cause new hair
The plan is to eventually transition into a full on gray/white  :)
Sunday morning selfie sess. ‘cause new hair
The plan is to eventually transition into a full on gray/white  :)
Sunday morning selfie sess. ‘cause new hair
The plan is to eventually transition into a full on gray/white  :)
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Viola Davis is a freaking tour de force. As she slowly peels back her wig, her eyelashes and wipes away her makeup, you can just see Annalise come undone. She doesn’t say a word, but you can feel the pain radiating off her. It gave me the chills. (x)

Viola Davis is a freaking tour de force. As she slowly peels back her wig, her eyelashes and wipes away her makeup, you can just see Annalise come undone. She doesn’t say a word, but you can feel the pain radiating off her. It gave me the chills. (x)

Viola Davis is a freaking tour de force. As she slowly peels back her wig, her eyelashes and wipes away her makeup, you can just see Annalise come undone. She doesn’t say a word, but you can feel the pain radiating off her. It gave me the chills. (x)

Viola Davis is a freaking tour de force. As she slowly peels back her wig, her eyelashes and wipes away her makeup, you can just see Annalise come undone. She doesn’t say a word, but you can feel the pain radiating off her. It gave me the chills. (x)
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untrustyou:

Ines Dümig
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lensblr-network:

Ola deconstruida
by Oscar Alcañiz  (akcanzi.tumblr.com)
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luzfosca:

Fritz Henle, Cleaning woman in MOMA, 1950s
source
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nevver:

RIP photographer Ray K. Metzker
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RIP photographer Ray K. Metzker
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RIP photographer Ray K. Metzker
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RIP photographer Ray K. Metzker
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RIP photographer Ray K. Metzker
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RIP photographer Ray K. Metzker
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RIP photographer Ray K. Metzker
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RIP photographer Ray K. Metzker
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marquestoliver:

#GeoffreyHolder
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dynamicafrica:

"I will not accept an inferior position in the art world. Nor have my art called African because I have not correctly and properly given expression to my reality.
I have consistently fought against that kind of philosophy because it is bogus. European artists like Picasso, Braque and Vlaminck were influenced by African art. Everybody sees that and is not opposed to it. But when they see African artists who are influenced by their European training and technique, they expect that African to stick to their traditional forms even if he bends down to copying them.
I do not copy traditional art. I like what I see in the works of people like Giacometti but I do not copy them. I knew Giacometti personally in England, you know. I knew he was influenced by African sculptures. But I would not be influenced by Giacometti, because he was influenced by my ancestors.”
- Ben Enwonwu
October: Highlighting African Art & African Artists
dynamicafrica:

"I will not accept an inferior position in the art world. Nor have my art called African because I have not correctly and properly given expression to my reality.
I have consistently fought against that kind of philosophy because it is bogus. European artists like Picasso, Braque and Vlaminck were influenced by African art. Everybody sees that and is not opposed to it. But when they see African artists who are influenced by their European training and technique, they expect that African to stick to their traditional forms even if he bends down to copying them.
I do not copy traditional art. I like what I see in the works of people like Giacometti but I do not copy them. I knew Giacometti personally in England, you know. I knew he was influenced by African sculptures. But I would not be influenced by Giacometti, because he was influenced by my ancestors.”
- Ben Enwonwu
October: Highlighting African Art & African Artists
dynamicafrica:

"I will not accept an inferior position in the art world. Nor have my art called African because I have not correctly and properly given expression to my reality.
I have consistently fought against that kind of philosophy because it is bogus. European artists like Picasso, Braque and Vlaminck were influenced by African art. Everybody sees that and is not opposed to it. But when they see African artists who are influenced by their European training and technique, they expect that African to stick to their traditional forms even if he bends down to copying them.
I do not copy traditional art. I like what I see in the works of people like Giacometti but I do not copy them. I knew Giacometti personally in England, you know. I knew he was influenced by African sculptures. But I would not be influenced by Giacometti, because he was influenced by my ancestors.”
- Ben Enwonwu
October: Highlighting African Art & African Artists
dynamicafrica:

"I will not accept an inferior position in the art world. Nor have my art called African because I have not correctly and properly given expression to my reality.
I have consistently fought against that kind of philosophy because it is bogus. European artists like Picasso, Braque and Vlaminck were influenced by African art. Everybody sees that and is not opposed to it. But when they see African artists who are influenced by their European training and technique, they expect that African to stick to their traditional forms even if he bends down to copying them.
I do not copy traditional art. I like what I see in the works of people like Giacometti but I do not copy them. I knew Giacometti personally in England, you know. I knew he was influenced by African sculptures. But I would not be influenced by Giacometti, because he was influenced by my ancestors.”
- Ben Enwonwu
October: Highlighting African Art & African Artists
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"Clocks slay time. Time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life."
William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury (via likeafieldmouse)
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blackcontemporaryart:

La nueva Cuba, Kimathi Donkor, 2007
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lostinurbanism:

Queen Quet Marquetta in St. Helena Island (2014)
Photograph by Pete Marovich
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curvesincolor:

The Gorgeous Elizabeth & Victoria Lejonhjärta Twins.
curvesincolor:

The Gorgeous Elizabeth & Victoria Lejonhjärta Twins.
curvesincolor:

The Gorgeous Elizabeth & Victoria Lejonhjärta Twins.
curvesincolor:

The Gorgeous Elizabeth & Victoria Lejonhjärta Twins.
curvesincolor:

The Gorgeous Elizabeth & Victoria Lejonhjärta Twins.
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nevver:

How to bend light, Heinrich Heidersberger
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How to bend light, Heinrich Heidersberger
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How to bend light, Heinrich Heidersberger
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How to bend light, Heinrich Heidersberger
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How to bend light, Heinrich Heidersberger
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"Él se enamoró de sus flores y no de sus raices, y en otoño no supo que hacer."
(via blancoazul)