Me reblogging this is my contribution to earth day
A British artist of Nigerian descent, Shonibare (b. 1962) creates work that cites the artistic and intellectual history of Europe. His sculptures—life-sized mannequins clothed in the Dutch wax fabrics associated with Africa—offer a dramatic, playful, irreverent examination of identity, history, and politics.Yinka Shonibare MBE’s decapitated mannequins in their vibrant batik fabric outfits cavort through a collage of influences that the British-born, Nigeria-raised artist has excavated from the complicated history of culture.
did everyone just quietly forgive pharrell for being in blurred lines
For more than 200 years we Owens women have been blamed by everything that’s ever gone wrong in this town.
why do the Lannisters have such big beds?
because they push two twins together to make a king.
Still of Milla Jovovich and Ian Holm in The Fifth Element (1997) dir. Luc Besson
sorta wanna die sorta wanna kiss you sorta wanna get my shit together sorta wanna lose twenty pounds in a month??
a lot of fedora-type dudes don’t actually wear fedoras, you just know them from the way they are. it’s like a personality fedora. an internal fedora
It’s their fedaura.