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retrodynamics:

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

BE FREE MY BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN

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)
blaggot:

me on my way to the artrave

blaggot:

me on my way to the artrave

pewter-museum:

HOENN CONFIRMED

pewter-museum:

HOENN CONFIRMED

Get To Know Me[1/5] favorite musical artists » Lady Gaga 

"I have no idea what you will receive to be shocking. I might think it looks like an ethereal spiritual transcendent moment and you’ll think I’m totally crazy or I’m out of my mind but, you know, that’s why I’m the artist and you’re the public"

there comes a time in our lives where our dash does the thing with more or less success

there comes a time in our lives where our dash does the thing with more or less success