Tag Archive: beauty

Apr 11 2012

Art’s great nudes remade for… modern… sensibilities.

Botticelli's Birth of Venus

I don’t know about you, but every time I saw Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, my one overriding thought was, “damn but she’s fat. She should be skinnier“. Okay, I can’t even really say that facetiously. Sorry. My sarcasm is broken. So Italian artist Anna Utopia Giordano undertook a project to redesign many of art history’s …

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Mar 28 2012

Underwhelming response to trans rights bill, overwhelming response to trans beauty queen

I don’t know if you realized it when it happened, but last time around here in Canada, when bill C-389 amending the standing 1977 Canadian Human Rights Act to include transsexual and transgender rights was about to pass in the last parliament, it became a victim of the 2011 election when the government was dissolved …

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Jan 11 2012

Brand new beauty product: Fotoshop by Adobé

Via Jeremy Witteveen, a video quite apropos to an earlier discussion we had on the unfair and unattainable female body image built and propagated by the media. Fotoshop by Adobé from Jesse Rosten on Vimeo.