The Alan Sondheim Mail Archive

May 26, 2010

perfect pose

the manly woman, the womanly man, the manly man, the womanly woman, the
animal man, the womanly animal, the animal woman, the manly animal, the
animal animal :: from 1820 to the present, poses have stretched themselves
across magazines and brochures of fashion, the dynamism of the kinetograph
and pictorialism of the 1870s tintype. who knows when and where it will
end, the last organism on the planet stretching its muscles towards the
all-consuming sun.

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