Posts Tagged ‘ erotic ’

The Female Power of Carolee Schneemann | The Current | The Criterion Collection

Power is a male word based on male experience. Energy is a female word based on female creation and expression, that is contained, suppressed, repressed, and maimed by patriarchal structures and practices. Wherever I encounter power I replace it with energy. – Donna Fleischer

Source: The Female Power of Carolee Schneemann | The Current | The Criterion Collection

Audre Lorde reads Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power

Shunga sex and pleasure in Japanese art | The British Museum

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Kitagawa Utamaro, Utamakura (Poem of the Pillow), 1788

Shunga sex and pleasure in Japanese art

Sex, Feminism, and the Lost Genius of Violette Leduc ‹ Literary Hub

Violette Leduc

Sex, Feminism, and the Lost Genius of Violette Leduc ‹ Literary Hub.

A New Translation of “The Tale of Genji” – The New Yorker

The main thing required of a noble gentleman in Heian Japan was a sense of style. Seducing another man’s wife could be forgiven; a bad poem, clumsy handwriting, or the wrong perfume could not.CREDIT

DETAIL: “YÛGAO, ILLUSTRATION TO CHAPTER 4 OF GENJI MONOGATARI” (C. 1650) / HARVARD ART MUSEUMS

A New Translation of “The Tale of Genji” – The New Yorker.

The Breath of Life by by Carolee Schneemann | Magazine – Art in America

The Breath of Life – Magazine – Art in America.