Unknown English Artist. Queen Elizabeth I ("The Coronation Portrait"). c. 1600. Oil on panel. National Portrait Gallery, London.
Picasso, Pablo. Guernica. 1937. Oil on canvas. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain.
Today’s the day. Let’s #vote like our country, our democracy, our rights, and our lives depend on it. Let’s #vote for love, for equality, for truth, and for decency. Let’s #vote for all those who fought and gave their lives for our right to be able to cast our ballots. Let’s #vote like we’ve never voted... Continue Reading →
Gentileschi, Artemisia. Judith Beheading Holofernes. 1614-1620. Oil on canvas. National Museum of Capodimonte, Naples, Italy. (If interested, be sure to check out this quick read: "Artemisia Gentileschi: The Rape Survivor And Her Revenge")
This week has been almost unbearably brutal. I am heartbroken, exhausted, and also incandescent with rage. I know I'm not alone in those feelings. I wanted to shine a spotlight on an incredibly timely upcoming release: Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger by Rebecca Traister. Goodreads Synopsis: From Rebecca Traister, the New... Continue Reading →
I'm re-posting this from last Fourth of July with a few new additions. This is the country I'm celebrating today, the future I'm fighting for, and the ideals I will always champion. We've been knocked down, but we will not be dragged backwards. In my America, I believe: Women’s Rights Are Human Rights Black... Continue Reading →
June 20th marks the annual observance of World Refugee Day. According to the United Nations, World Refugee Day "commemorate[s] the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. This year, World Refugee Day also marks a key moment for the public to show support for families forced to flee." For the fifth year in a row,... Continue Reading →
Here's some of what I've been reading on the Internet this week: -I can't even begin to put the outrage and horror I'm feeling into words, so I'm just going to share these links here in the hopes that they'll prove useful to you as well: What You Can Do Right Now to Help... Continue Reading →
Here's what I've been reading on the Internet this week: -I love a good coming-of-age novel, and Book Riot makes sure I won't run out of titles to check out any time soon, with their 50 Must-Read Coming-of-Age Books list. -This fascinating piece of history about Breach of Promise cases: Revenge of the Jilted... Continue Reading →