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26th July 2012

Photo reblogged from The Ramblings of Alex Wayne with 18 notes

Frida Kahlo’s decorated plaster corsets.
goodlifewords:

Frida Kahlo wore plaster corsets for most of her life because her spine was too weak to support itself. She painted them, naturally, covering them with pasted scraps of fabric and drawings of tigers, monkeys, plumed birds, a blood-red hammer and sickle, and streetcars like the one whose handrail rammed through her body when she was eighteen years old. The corsets remain to this day in her famous blue house—their embedded mirrors reflecting back our gazes, their collages bringing the whole world into stricture. In one, an open circle has been carved into the plaster like a skylight near the heart.
http://www.improvisedlife.com/2012/03/19/frida-kahlos-body-cast-paintings-art-transforms/

Frida Kahlo’s decorated plaster corsets.

goodlifewords:

Frida Kahlo wore plaster corsets for most of her life because her spine was too weak to support itself. She painted them, naturally, covering them with pasted scraps of fabric and drawings of tigers, monkeys, plumed birds, a blood-red hammer and sickle, and streetcars like the one whose handrail rammed through her body when she was eighteen years old. The corsets remain to this day in her famous blue house—their embedded mirrors reflecting back our gazes, their collages bringing the whole world into stricture. In one, an open circle has been carved into the plaster like a skylight near the heart.


http://www.improvisedlife.com/2012/03/19/frida-kahlos-body-cast-paintings-art-transforms/

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4th July 2012

Photo with 8 notes

Ben Franklin.

Ben Franklin.

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