March 16th, 2013

Prepare a face…

…to meet the faces that you meet:

Backstage Beauty at The New York City Ballet from Racked.com on Vimeo.

Such a contrast between the relatively drab starting point and the very glam finish. And false eyelashes are only a little less uncomfortable than pointe shoes. But anything for beauty—and art.

[NOTE: the title of this post comes from this.]

2 Responses to “Prepare a face…”

  1. George Pal Says:

    I was proud at having once discovered there are more ways to see a woman than there are synapses in the brain to accommodate the seeing. And then I discovered women know this very early on.

  2. Eric Says:

    I wonder, can a distinction be made between feminine beauty and the male appreciative “gaze” of feminine beauty?

    Read the angry feminist comments in film critic John Simon’s post on feminine beauty:

    http://uncensoredsimon.blogspot.com/2013/03/feminine-beauty-or-70-girls-70.html

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