faq & ask


proton, neutron, electron and crouton 


"grandpa, did you ever fight in a war?"

"well sonny, back in my day, we had a very different kind of war…it was called a stan war, and my side, the little monsters, believed in equality and talent, while our enemies, the katycats, believed in a sugarcoated, meaningless society…"

 APPLAUSE a music video where B&W and Color battle in a bid for your Applause.

APPLAUSE a music video where B&W and Color battle in a bid for your Applause.


All of S.E.E.S with my eyes closed.


As someone who references and annotates her work vigilantly, I am putting all of you on notice. I’ve done my homework, have you? Where are your library cards? Did they expire? When Yves Saint Laurent designed the “Mondrain” day dress for fashion week Fall/Winter 1965, did he plagiarize or revolutionize? Some people would say he was unoriginal, that he traced an iconic contemporary artwork by Piet Mondrian, and stole it for his own merits. Others may argue that by referencing something so “before its time,” he influenced an entire generation in fashion that transformed the female body with a more linear sensibility, graphics, and painterly shape. We now call it “mod.” Picasso said, “Good artists copy; great artists steal.” Maybe he only said that because he and Matisse were in a bitchy queen fight for two decades (some called it a boxing match, I call it a conversation in art). But maybe it’s just that the resolution is: art gives birth to new art. There is no chicken or egg. It’s molecular. Cells give birth to cells. To put it more bluntly, the Hussein Chalayan vessel I wore at the Grammys wasn’t inspired by a chicken. It was stolen from an egg. But the transformation, the context, and the approach taken to reinterpret the meaning of birth and rebirth in terms of fame on a fucking red carpet - this is what creates the modernity of the statement. The past undergoes mitosis, becoming the originality of the future.
Lady Gaga (via buttromance)