The thing about this is that sculptures like these in art history were for the male gaze. Photoshop a phone to it and suddenly she’s seen as vain and conceited. That’s why I’m 100% for selfie culture because apparently men can gawk at women but when we realize how beautiful we are we’re suddenly full of ourselves…
Girls don’t let anyone tell you loving yourself is vanity.
“You painted a naked woman because you enjoyed looking at her, put a mirror in her hand and you called the painting “Vanity,” thus morally condemning the woman whose nakedness you had depicted for you own pleasure.” ― John Berger, Ways of Seeing
It’s weird but I’ve been enjoying it. Matt and I (sometimes Mark) all go together for 2 miles after work. The only rule is that I set the pace, and it’s been working out quite nicely for me! I’ve gotten so much better in the last 3 weeks. I ran my first 5k in September and I did another one on Sunday and I shaved 11 full minutes off my original time!
Let’s be real, I’m in it for the stretchy tights.
#first rule of the avatar fandom #ALWAYS REBLOG THAT’S ROUGH BUDDY
AT THIS PANEL I WENT TO I ASKED DANTE BASCO WHAT HIS FAVORITE LINE AS ZUKO WAS AND HE SAID THIS ONE