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Ass, Bill Cosby, and Children: jesse farrar Follow BronzeHammer Woody Allen married his own kid. Remember that? He married her. Just married the damn kid. Took care of the kid a while and thought, "Well, guess I'll marry her now." And everyone was just like "Alrighty." Kept makin movies. 7:01 PM-12 Mar 2018 16,055 Retweets 59,072 Likes 20 <p><a href="http://lovelyardie.tumblr.com/post/174993419237/last-house-on-the-right-because-social-media-is" class="tumblr_blog">lovelyardie</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://last-house-on-the-right.tumblr.com/post/174945361442" class="tumblr_blog">last-house-on-the-right</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>Because social media is a virus, I feel the need to clear some things up. Soon-Yi Previn is not Woody Allen’s kid. She is the adopted daughter of his ex girlfriend, Mia Farrow, and her ex husband. It’s important to note that Soon-Yi was of age and consented to everything. Yes, it’s still fucking creepy but she is not his kid.</p> <p>Woody Allen is a hugeantic piece of shit so if you want to rag on him, let’s focus on the true things:</p> <p>- He pursued a sexual relationship and eventual marriage with a young woman he helped raise for 12 years and described his relationship with her before the marriage as “paternal.” (The way that tweet should have been worded.)</p> <p>- He included jokes in his stand up comedy routine about his first wife’s sexual assault.</p> <p>- He definitely more than likely sexually abused his adopted daughter, Dylan. You can read about the case and decide for yourself. But come on.</p> <p>- He has always romanticized gigantic age differences in relationships in his films with girls that are barely-legal. (Juliette Lewis was 19 when she played opposite him. He was 56.)</p> <p>- He has most of Hollywood wrapped around his skeevy finger and it’s gross. No one wants to let Dylan Farrow have a voice against him because he’s so “loved” and celebrated as an icon in Hollywood. Much like Bill Cosby was…hmm…</p> <p>- Seriously Dylan has been trying to talk about this for 25 years and people won’t listen. He had been in therapy for inappropriate behavior toward her before anything was presented to the police.</p> <p>- 2 babysitters and a tutor backed up Dylan’s claim.</p> <p>- <a href="https://www.scribd.com/document/205403621/Allen-v-Farrow-Custody-Ruling-June-7-1993#">Here’s the judge’s 33 page ruling in which he basically says Mr.Allen’s behavior is gross and disgusting and children need to be protected from him.</a></p> </blockquote> <p>2017 was the year we called out Weinstein.. 2018 can be he purge of Woody Allen </p> </blockquote> <p>Woody Allen should have been purged a long ass time ago. Right up there with Roman Polanski on the list of nasty child predators that Hollywood allows to have a career.</p>
Apparently, Arguing, and Definitely: rgfellows: rgfellows: kanyewestboro: calanoida: Susanna and the Elders, Restored (Left) Susanna and the Elders, Restored with X-ray (Right) Kathleen Gilje, 1998 wow Oooh my gosh this is rad. This is so rad. For those who don’t know about this painting, the artist was the Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi. Gentileschi was a female painter in a time when it was very largely unheard of for a woman to be an artist. She managed to get the opportunity for training and eventual employment because her father, Orazio, was already a well established master painter who was very adamant that she get artistic training. He apparently saw a high degree of skill in some artwork she did as a hobby in childhood. He was very supportive of her and encouraged her to resist the “traditional attitude and psychological submission to brainwashing and the jealousy of her obvious talents.”   Gentileschi became extremely well known in her time for painting female figures from the Bible and their suffering. For example, the one seen above depicts the story from the Book of Daniel. Susanna is bathing in her garden when two elders began to spy on her in the nude. As she finishes they stop her and tell her that they will tell everyone that they saw her have an affair with a young man (she’s married so this is an offense punishable by death) unless she has sex with them. She refuses, they tell their tale, and she is going to be put to death when the protagonist of the book (Daniel) stops them. So that painting above? That was her first major painting. She was SEVENTEEN-YEARS-OLD. For context, here is a painting of the same story by Alessandro Allori made just four years earlier in 1606:  Wowwwww. That does not look like a woman being threatened with a choice between death or rape. So imagine 17 year old Artemisia trying to approach painting the scene of a woman being assaulted. And she paints what is seen in the x-ray above. A woman in horrifying, grotesque anguish with what appears to be a knife poised in her clenched hand. Damn that shit is real. Who wants to guess that she was advised by, perhaps her father or others, to tone it down. Women can’t look that grotesque. Sexual assault can’t be depicted as that horrifying. And women definitely can’t be seen as having the potential to fight back. Certainly not in artwork. Women need to be soft. They need to wilt from their captors but still look pretty and be a damsel in distress. So she changed it.  What’s interesting to note is that she eventually painted and stuck with some of her own, less traditional depictions of women. However, that is more interesting with some context.   (Warning for reference to rape, torture, and images of paintings which show violence and blood.) So, Gentileschi’s story continues in the very next year, 1611, when her father hires Agostino Tassi, an artist, to privately tutor her. It was in this time when Tassi raped her. He then proceeded to promise that he would marry her. He pointed out that if it got out that she had lost her virginity to a man she wasn’t going to marry then it would ruin her. Using this, he emotionally manipulated her into continuing a sexual relationship with him. However, he then proceeded to marry someone else. Horrified at this turn of events she went to her father. Orazio was having none of this shit and took Tassi to court. At that time, rape wasn’t technically an offense to warrant a trial, but the fact that he had taken her virginity (and therefore technically “damaged Orazio’s property”. ugh.) meant that the trial went along. It lasted for 7 months. During this time, to prove the truth of her words, Artemisia was given invasive gynecological examinations and was even questioned while being subjected to torture via thumb screws. It was also discovered during the trial that Tassi was planning to kill his current wife, have an affair with her sister, and steal a number of Orazio’s paintings. Tassi was found guilty and was given a prison sentence of…. ONE. YEAR……. Which he never even served because the verdict was annulled. During this time and a bit after (1611-1612), Artemisia painted her most famous work of Judith Slaying Holofernes. This bible story involved Holofernes, an Assyrian general, leading troops to invade and destroy Bethulia, the home of Judith. Judith decides to deal with this issue by coming to him, flirting with him to get his guard down, and then plying him with food and lots of wine. When he passed out, Judith and her handmaiden took his sword and cut his head off. Issue averted. The subject was a very popular one for art at the time. Here is a version of the scene painted in 1598-99 by Carivaggio, whom was a great stylistic influence on Artemisia: This depiction is a pretty good example of how this scene was typically depicted. Artists usually went out of their way to show Judith committing the act (or having committed it) while trying to detach her from the actual violence of it. In this way, they could avoid her losing the morality of her character and also avoid showing a woman committing such aggression. So here we see a young, rather delicate looking Judith in a pure white dress. She is daintily holding down this massive man and looks rather disgusted and upset at having to do this. Now, here is Artemisia’s: Damn. Thats a whole different scene. Here Holofernes looks less like he’s simply surprised by the goings ons and more like a man choking on his own blood and struggling fruitlessly against his captors. The blood here is less of a bright red than in Carrivaggio’s but is somehow more sickening. It feels more real, and gushes in a much less stylized way than Carrivaggio’s. Not to mention, Judith here is far from removed from the violence. She is putting her physical weight into this act. Her hands (much stronger looking than most depictions of women’s hands in early artwork) are working hard. Her face, as well, is completely different. She doesn’t look upset, necessarily, but more determined.  It’s also worth note that the handmaiden is now involved in the action. It’s worth note because, during her rape trial, Artemisia stated that she had cried for help during the initial rape. Specifically she had called for Tassi’s female tenant in the building, Tuzia. Tuzia not only ignored her cries for help, but she also denied the whole happening. Tuzia had been a friend of Artemisia’s and in fact was one of her only female friends. Artemisia felt extremely betrayed, but rather than turning her against her own gender, this event instilled in her the deep importance of female relationships and solidarity among women. This can be seen in some of her artwork, and I believe in the one above, as well, with the inclusion of the handmaiden in the act. So, I just added a million words worth of information dump on a post when no one asked me, but there we go. I could talk for ages about Artemisia as a person and her depictions of women (even beyond what I wrote above. Don’t get me started on her depictions of female nudes in comparison to how male artists painted nude women at the time.)  To sum up: Artemisia Gentileschi is rad as hell. This x-ray is also rad as hell and makes her even radder. I love art history. I’m reblogging this again to add something that I also think is important to know about Artemisia Gentileschi.Back in her time and through even to TODAY, there are people who argue that her artworks were greatly aided by her father…. As in he either helped her paint them or just straight up painted them himself. Hell, there are a number of works only recently (past several years or so) that have been officially attributed to Artemisia because people originally saw the signature with “Gentileschi” in it and automatically attributed it to Orazio.So, not only was Artemisia Gentileschi an amazing artist and amazing historical figure, but I don’t want it to be ignored that there are people over 400 years later who still won’t give her the credit she deserves, just because she’s a woman and obviously women can’t paint like she did.
Beautiful, Confused, and God: Beautiful is he who lower his % Gaze. Beautiful is she who j2 observes her Modesty. Hayaa [Modesty She was at the station sitting politely waiting for the train, wearing her full loose Hijab. While she was sitting there, she saw a young Muslim man coming with his old mother. He was holding her kindly then he helped her to sit gently to wait for the train. He kept talking to his mom in an honorable way while she lowered her eyes, so happy that there are young Muslim like him who honor their mothers. When she raised her head, after few minutes, to see if the train came or not, she found that the same young Muslim man was looking at her smiling! She blushed and lowered her gaze.. When the train came finally, she rode it quickly. She realized that the young man rode in the same coach as her and stood in front of her with his mom. She felt his eyes were on her! Why is he looking at you like that? Isn’t he supposed to lower his gaze?! A satanic voice whispered in her ears: “Raise your head! Look at him don’t ignore him, he won’t eat you!! He is good Muslim man, didn’t you see how nice he is with his mother? Maybe he likes you and wants to marry a committed Muslim girl like you! Don’t lose this opportunity, just raise your head and take a look at him!” She was so confused, should she raise her head to look at him?! Suddenly, this Ayah from Quran came through her mind: "Tell the believing women that they should lower their gaze." [24:31] And she remembered this Hadith: "The furtive glance is one of the poisoned arrows of shaitan. Whoever forsakes it for fear of God will receive from Him, Great and Glorious is He, a faith the sweetness of which he will find within his heart. [Tabarani] Ya Allah! She was about to disobey her Lord! How could she do it? Where is her Hayaa (shyness) in front of her Lord? Where is her fear of Him? Many would say that it was just a quick glance, maybe he really wants to marry her, etc..But she knew that any blessing coming from Allah (like marriage for example) shouldn’t be obtained by His disobedience! So, she kept lowering her gaze during the whole trip. When she got off the train, she just kept walking away from it to go to her house. She didn’t look behind her or turn around, because her Hayaa stopped her.

Hayaa [Modesty She was at the station sitting politely waiting for the train, wearing her full loose Hijab. While she was sitting there, she...