"Feminists have largely overlooked the pleasures associated with feminine exhibitionism and display, I think, because the pleasures are suspect. Acknowledging them may seem to authorize the sexual objectification of women or to suggest that surveillance is benign because on some levels it feels…
Exactly 49 years ago yesterday, Sol LeWitt sent Eva Hesse an extraordinary 5-page letter in which he famously urged:
“Just stop thinking, worrying, looking over your shoulder wondering, doubting, fearing, hurting, hoping for some easy way out, struggling, grasping, confusing, itching, scratching, mumbling, bumbling, grumbling, humbling, stumbling, numbling, rumbling, gambling, tumbling, scumbling, scrambling, hitching, hatching, bitching, moaning, groaning, honing, boning, horse-shitting, hair-splitting, nit-picking, piss-trickling, nose sticking, ass-gouging, eyeball-poking, finger-pointing, alleyway-sneaking, long waiting, small stepping, evil-eyeing, back-scratching, searching, perching, besmirching, grinding, grinding, grinding away at yourself. Stop it and just DO!”
If you’re in Austin, make sure to stop by Converging Lines before it closes May 18 to see the letter in its entirety!
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there was an eclipse last night. this is perfect. time to wake up.
in 20 minutes i’ll be leaving to have my hair dyed for the first time in my life (excluding my bleachy chunk) whyyyy why am i doing this to my lovely hair why