Many black women can remember a time when they've been made to feel less like a human being and more like a sexual object, and a Minnesota-based slam poet has just perfectly summed that feeling up. Finally, someone broke it down so we don't have to: the fetishization of black women is the worst. An inanimate object worshipped for its supposed magical powers or because it is thought to be inhabited by a spirit. Little girls don't beg for that, and to let you in on a little secret, neither do women.
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The term for people who find themselves attracted to inanimate objects is "objectophilia" or "object-sexuals" or OS. Originally considered a paraphilia an unusual type of sexual attraction , it's more recently been deemed a form of sexuality after research conducted by clinical sexologist Dr. Amy Marsh. Recently, there has been an increase in recorded cases of OS. No one knows the exact cause of a person's sexual interest being devoted to objects rather than people. However, in Dr. Marsh appeared on The Tyra Banks Show and stated for the record that research does not indicate that childhood trauma is a factor in OS.
The still-life genre allows an artist the freedom to experiment with composition or the arrangement of elements within a single painting. Complimentary objects can be arranged in pleasing harmony or dissonant objects can converge to produce contrast. Different objects can stand as symbols or references to various academic disciplines, politics, or stories. In this article, Singulart takes a look at some of the most interesting and famous still life paintings from art history.
Leonardo da Vinci did it. Google does it for special occasions. And some speculate the late David Bowie used it to dream up Ziggy Stardust. We're talking doodling. And just like the coloring book craze, this elementary pastime is having a major revival.