We write in darkness. We love
in alleys. We breathe into beige
paper bags. Anything to mollify
the confusion. Anything to simplify
This is why we NEED feminism.
How do I nicely turn him down without getting murdered?
the problem, as i see it:
contrary to popular belief, feminism is not a movement against men, it is a movement for women.
and contrary to popular belief, men’s rights activism is not a movement for men, it is a movement against women.
The new Kara Walker is just as good as I had hoped (at Domino Sugar Refinery)
i should be shy to attach any comment to to these masterworks from the master poet Robert Montgomery, but i’m gonna because i must say something more than they to the artists i follow, who follow me.
i know what it is to resent the success of inferior, but successful, artists.
i know what it is to experience one’s own brilliance- and wonder bitterly where it went in the morning.
i understand screaming fuck it, fuck you and fuck the loathsome bug which is me
i get the bitter irony of demanding recognition from what i’ve transcended, from that which i do not recognize as legitimate…
i know the system thrives on my status anxiety, but everyday i participate vigorously
i understand the shame attending this envy, resentment and self-contradiction.
so… if you haven’t already unfollowed, write me.
with love, rich
one of my favorite artists (I have probably posted a dozen times before)
Cast polyurethane rubber, rigid submersible foam, cables and filament.
12 x 16 x 16 feet.
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