James Ostrer

Photographer James Ostrer documents our obsession with sugar in a series of grotesque real life portraits of people covered in layers of sweets and junk food. Speaking largely on the to the global food production and increasingly dangerous methods of mass production, Ostrer’s photographs conj

ure tribal images that are both fascinating and repulsive. Via the press release, “This adornment becomes a mask of what we eat which then becomes entwined with a hyper-pop sensibility and an obsequious inquiry into the great volumes of sugar that flow through our bodies.”

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The 40 Most Breathtaking Abandoned Places In The World

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Bless this man

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the US is unreal like girls cant wear shorts to school, you can literally lose your job for being gay, and unarmed black children are brutally murdered on the regular but old white ppl r still like “what a beautiful country. i can freely carry a gun for no reason and some of our mountains look like presidents. god bless”

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The other night someone called me an artist. I don’t know whether he was being serious or drunk. In my dreams, he was the correct combination of the two.


A one hundred year old woman reflects on her deceased husband.


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"My questions were not original.
Nor did I answer them."

- Anne Carson, from The Glass Essay (via violentwavesofemotion)

"Find a beautiful piece of art. If you fall in love with Van Gogh or Matisse or John Oliver Killens, or if you fall love with the music of Coltrane, the music of Aretha Franklin, or the music of Chopin - find some beautiful art and admire it, and realize that that was created by human beings just like you, no more human, no less."

- Maya Angelou, you will be missed. (via hydeordie)