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Soen Eber

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I would have thought a statue of Judith and Holofernes (instead of Medusa) would have made more sense, especially with the biblical reference as a shout out against male hegemony.
 

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If they don't recognise the myth, though, what are they supposed to make of the snakes in her hair?
You can keep squirming over this, Spock, but I'm done.
 

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To be blunt, I think I like it so much simply because of the violence it depicts. It says to me, No more! I will chop your fucking head off. That’s it, really. Anger, retribution personified. That’s what I feel when I see it. It speaks to me.

So many possibilities to choose from, it really doesn’t matter why she was chosen. Over two thousand years of stories and myths written in which the rape of women is accepted as just reality, nothing truly strange or rare, just something to build a story around, easily believed because it’s such a regular occurrence yet STILL, we are not believed unless there are ten other women with similar stories.

How could this be? they say shocked. Obviously you must be lying or misremembering... such an upstanding man.

Anyway, I can certainly understand why some would have preferred if they had chosen another artist but I like it.

I am woman, hear me roar chop your head off.
 

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Sansar wasn't as new as LL tried to make us believe!
 
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This Monet parody made by Banksy just sold for 7.6 million pounds at Sotheby's in London.
One of the highest prices for an artwork from this world famous street artist from Bristol so far.

Title: Show Me The Monet.

 
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Evernote link because paywall

Posted here because she was an artist (and a great chum of David Hockney) but also because it's such a great obituary -- I love Times obituaries when they commemorate not just "the great and the good" but also extraordinary and fun people like the late Marchioness.