Vai al contenuto
Home » Perfectionism is self-abuse: Frida Kahlo vs Barbie?

Perfectionism is self-abuse: Frida Kahlo vs Barbie?

** Challenging beauty ideals : Frida Kahlo and her mono-eyebrow ( cultural heritage )**

Frida Kahlo’s extraordinary explorations in self-portraiture are testament to the fact that, in real life and on canvas, Kahlo considered her image on precisely her own terms, celebrating her features – her Mexican identity, upper lip hair and that striking unibrow.

“I am my own muse. The subject I know best. The subject I want to know better,” she famously declared.

An enduring feminist icon, Kahlo’s unibrow has become shorthand for: “I won’t curb my self-expression to meet your expectations of how a woman should look.” That shock of dark hair on her brow is a statement rejecting stereotypes about what is and isn’t attractive. In March 2018, Mattel revealed its Frida Kahlo Barbie – and people were upset. But this time, the doll’s improbable physical proportions were the least of everyone’s worries. The fact that Kahlo-Barbie’s unibrow was minimized, and no facial hair was visible, was a big point of contention – a dilution that devalued the meaning attached to how Kahlo presented herself in life and art.

My pen name is Diana White, but you can call me Nell!

You Want More ??? https://www.net-a-porter.com/en-us/porter/article-633ccbb7977517f1/lifestyle/culture/frida-kahlo

Here are four ways to take this “Wabi Sabi” philosophy into everyday life.

1. Savor the present moment. …

2. Embrace your personal story. …

3. Extract learning. …

4. Find beauty in simplicity.

https://www.net-a-porter.com/en-us/porter/article-633ccbb7977517f1/lifestyle/culture/frida-kahlo

Await for your Review!

afghanistan anger anxiety awareness belonging break down burn out combat stress coping with ptsd dark night of the soul depression emotional empath empathy fear highly sensitive person homecoming hsp meditation mental health mental illness mindfulness paris attacks post traumatic stress disorders psychological ptsd PTSD AWARENESS ptsd recovery PTSD STORYTELLING resilience sebastian junger self care self discovery self love self worth shell shock social anxiety spiritual awakening stress disorders trauma tribe veterans vets war vets yoga

Lascia un commento

Il tuo indirizzo email non sarà pubblicato. I campi obbligatori sono contrassegnati *

Non puoi copiare il contenuto di questa pagina