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March 23, 2019
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ballet in a studio

beautiful #shoot this #morning at #georgehall #dance #studio in #rochesterny our #ballerina was the stunning María José Rodríguez-Torrado the piece #choreographed by Mariko Yamada is meant to #subvert #ballet’s #restrictive #technique by introducing #freer #movement and more #perceptible #breathing it … Continue reading

March 19, 2019
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Lady with parakeet

Lady with parakeet, attributed to Sajnu, a master painter from Kangra, India. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, ca. 1820.

March 13, 2019
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Shehzil Malik’s feminist art

Pakistani illustrator Shehzil Malik began producing feminist graphics as a form of “catharsis” – a counterweight to the gender inequality she sees in Pakistan. This artwork encourages women to step out and own public spaces. Check out here.

March 7, 2019
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Sophie Calle’s work

Sophie Calle (born 9th October 1953) is a French writer, photographer, installation artist, and conceptual artist. Calle’s work is distinguished by its use of arbitrary sets of constraints, and evokes the French literary movement of the 1960s known as Oulipo. … Continue reading