Shamans, Freak Shows, and Sluts

Ornate Gold Frame on a Brown Wall
Amiard, Nicholas. From the series, The Art of the Tattoo.

No fur.

No claws.

No bright feathers nor exotic pelts.

No tails.

No scales.

No intimidating fangs.

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Introducing… Venus Vocalized

Introducing Venus Vocalized

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Small “Venus” statuettes have been found throughout Europe, in places like Willendorf, Austria. These relatively minute figures are known for their more than ample breasts and fecund-looking tummies. These wee stone women are some of the first anthropomorphic statues representing the female form. These “art historical Eves” have always been favorites of mine, and I could think of no better mascot for VV.

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