"The bravest thing I ever did was continue my life when I wanted to die."
It’s difficult to imagine New York City without the massive throngs of people, but that’s exactly what you’ll find in the work of photographer Duane Michals.
Starting in the 1960s, Duane would roam the streets of New York City in the early hours of the morning when the bustling city was remarkably quiet.
Photos Show a NYC Devoid of People
via Huffington Post
"Granted, she’s not my first love. Granted, she’s not my great love. But she is sure as hell my last love. Doesn’t that count for something?"
- The Human Stain.
This mannequin has been in a store window in Chihuahua, Mexico for the past 75 years. Pascualita also has a very unique urban legend behind her. Many believe that she is not a mannequin, but the perfectly preserved corpse of the previous owner’s daughter.
Sonia Burciaga, a shop worker says, “Every time I go near Pascualita my hands break out in a sweat. Her hands are very realistic and she even has varicose veins on her legs. I believe she’s a real person.”
Other stories include Pascualita chaning positions on her own, her eyes following you around and the usual superstitions that come with haunted maannequins.
Why has no one lifted her skirt to further prove if she’s an actual mummy?
"People run from rain but
in bathtubs full of
Charles Bukowski (via bittersweetsongs)
Wow bukowski so profound do you also bathe fully clothed you dickhead. “Oohh isn’t it funny that a person will eat when they’re hungry but will duck if you throw an apple at their face”
Teeheehee this made me giggle.
(Source: cachaemic, via allhailtentaclelord)
A woman walks in the shallows over the Yangtze River in Chongqing, China. With the completion of the Three Gorges Dam, the water level will rise dramatically.
Art Focus:Adam Lupton
For this edition of our Art Focus feature, we present to you the work of Canadian artist Adam Lupton. Painted in oils, his portraiture oftentimes features multiple visages blurred together in a fragmented reality that seems to reflect the different struggles his subjects have with identity. Examples of this include different glimpses of a man dressing in drag and snapshots of another person putting on different masks