Tuesday Tunes: Amanda Palmer, “What’s the Use of Won’drin'”

Artist: Amanda Palmer Song: "What's the Use of Won'drin'" (from the musical Carousel) lyrics What's the use of wond'rin' If he's good or if he's bad Or if you like the way he wears his hat Oh, what's the use of wond'rin' If he's good or if he's bad He's your fella and you love … Continue reading Tuesday Tunes: Amanda Palmer, “What’s the Use of Won’drin'”

Global Beauty Standards?

Originally posted from http://www.buzzfeed.com/ashleyperez/global-beauty-standards?bffb Ashley PerezBuzzFeed Staff Original, unaltered photograph of artist. Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based out of Kansas City, sent an unaltered photograph of herself to more than 40 Photoshop aficionados around the world. “Make me beautiful,” she said, hoping to bring to light how standards of beauty differ across various cultures. … Continue reading Global Beauty Standards?

Art Under Attack One Hundred Years Ago; or, A Fight for Women’s Suffrage

SEE:  http://byuwsr.blogspot.com/2014/03/art-under-attack-one-hundred-years-ago.html Exactly one hundred years ago, on 10 March 1914, a suffragette slashed Diego Velázquez’s Rokeby Venus with a meat cleaver at the National Gallery in London. The canvas was fully restored at a later time. Mary Raleigh Richardson was this suffragette. Richardson was reported of saying the following in The Times on 11 March 1914: "I have tried to destroy the … Continue reading Art Under Attack One Hundred Years Ago; or, A Fight for Women’s Suffrage