Day: June 14, 2006

Self-Portrait as Monkey

The problem of involuntary politicization is one I’ve struggled with, too. Catherine Opie says in an interview: Opie: They’re definitely painterly. In fact, people sometimes come up to me and say, “I love your paintings.” Isn’t that funny? I want…

To Each His Own

-Being reassured that what ever kind of art you make it will be labeled feminine. –Item, “The Advantages of Being a Woman Artist,” poster by the Guerilla Girls, created 1988. In comments on my post about Kehinde Wiley, Robert Nanders…

This Explains So Much

Like Amanda, I’ve noticed a certain uptick in commenters who spew talking points straight out of Wingnut Central. Some are regulars, some are one-offs, but the dynamic is the same: I’ll see an argument made here in the comments repeated…

You Ask, We Provide

Here at feministe, we consider commenter service to be our highest goal. Kyra suggested the following in comments to Jill’s post about language, and we think it’s a super idea! Hey, Jill? Ever consider having a contest to see who…

Jealous?

You should be, because I was in Santorini this weekend, and it was unbelievable. So beautiful. Of course, now I’m broke and will be staying in my little village for the rest of the month, but it was worth it.…

The Language We Use

Jeff Goldstein is a paste-eating ‘tard. Ann Coulter is an anorexic cunt with an Adam’s apple. Hey Michelle Malkin, me love you long time! Is this ok on left-wing blogs?

Glenn Greenwald in NYC

Glenn Greenwald will be speaking at the West Side YMCA this Saturday. If you’re in New York City and can make it over, let me know how it is. The details: The Writer’s Voice Visiting Author Series Presents: Glenn Greenwald…