Julie Delpy, photographed by Justin Coit for Violet Grey, May 2014.
It was an oven.
Ten paintings by Margaux Williamson from her new show, “I Could See Everything,” which is up at Mulherin + Pollard gallery in New York, accompanied by a book with the same name. The exhibit closes May 25.
As in a game of penny poker, he explained, all that matters was simply the will to keep raising the pot by a single penny each time; a single penny, not two; a single penny was easy, you wouldn’t even feel it; but you had to wait for her to raise you by a penny as well, which is when you’d raise her by another, she by yet another, and so on. Seduction was not pushing people into doing things they did not wish to do. Seduction was just keeping the pennies coming.
“Sleeping Woman”, illustration for the book “The Dreaming Boys”. 1917, Oskar Kokoschka.