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La volupté est une douleur abrégée (The sensual delight is an abbreviated pain) by Hugues Erre, 1994
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I am stuffing your mouth with your
promises and watching
you vomit them out upon my face.
Pierre Molinier - La Communion d’amour, 1968-1971.
(… from Pierre Molinier by Jean-Luc Mercie, les presses du reel 2010, pg.16)
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Model posing in crime illustration advertisement banned as too undignified for agency’s girls.
Photograph by Nina Leen, New York, July 1948
"…her images are packed with as much violence, sexual tension, and mystery as any David Lynch film. Her photos wouldn’t look out of place next to Cindy Sherman’s on a gallery wall. But, unlike Lynch or Sherman, Leen found tension in the real world, and her subjects weren’t actors—they were just everyday people living out their lives."
— James Pomerantz, The Surreal World of Nina Leen
Michel Giniès - Ateliers du Musée Grévin, juin 2005
Why is it better to last than to burn?
- Roland Barthes, A Lover’s Discourse
Louise Bourgeois (French-American, 1911-2010) - Maman, 1999 Sculpture: Steel, Marble
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From Den Der Hvaderdetnudenhedder!, a 1969 Danish photo book documenting a group sex experiment
Takato Yamamoto, Confusing and Drowning Flux of Blood
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