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I’m dreaming of a white…

peace deal … Time to get our whores of all ages inside of sheets again.

Photo, by Abdul Majeed, found here.

Margaret Soltan, March 6, 2020 8:53AM
Posted in: end the erasure of women

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7 Responses to “I’m dreaming of a white…”

  1. Ravi Narasimhan Says:

    It has a Burghers of Calais feel to it.

  2. Ravi Narasimhan Says:

    Or, Burqas of Calais now that I think about it.

  3. UD Says:

    Burqas of Calais: love it. And you’re right to have been reminded of a sculpture – I find this an exceptionally evocative, and somehow classical – photo.

  4. UD Says:

    Maybe also because it looks like pieces of sculpture covered by white cloth…

  5. Ravi Narasimhan Says:

    The photo has iconic potential. I fear for the hands and feet of the women that are showing.
    The common interpretation of the Rodin is the sacrifice of a few for the many which the photo also suggests in a way. I don’t know if that’s the current scholarship, though.

  6. Margaret Soltan Says:

    Ravi: I too worry about the sluttish exposure of those hands and feet. Where are her gloves?

  7. Ravi Narasimhan Says:

    UD: “Maybe also because it looks like pieces of sculpture covered by white cloth…”

    Looks like well-sculpted marble to me. The third woman’s head tilt and resigned posture hints at Pieta.

    Well, that’s enough overthink for one day.

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