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Queer desire and the art of looking in Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Set against the backdrop of 18th-century Brittany, Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire follows Marianne (Noémie Merlant), a portrait artist hired by an Italian countess to paint a portrait of her daughter, Héloïse (Adèle Haenel). The completed portrait is to be sent to Héloïse’s prospective husband in advance of their arranged marriage, but […]

Adèle Haenel and Noémie Merlant on Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Twelve years after their first collaboration Water Lilies put them both on the map, Céline Sciamma and Adèle Haenel combine their talents again in Portrait of a Lady on Fire. The latter plays Héloïse, a woman stifled and immobilised by the demands of 18th century society, and by the objectifying gaze of Marianne (Noémie Merlant), […]

Cousins: Kristen Emack's portrait of black childhood

Cousins • Kristen Emack Kristen Emack Kristen Emack Kristen Emack Kristen Emack Kristen Emack Kristen Emack Kristen Emack Kristen Emack Kristen Emack Kristen Emack Kristen Emack Kristen Emack Kristen Emack Kristen Emack Kristen Emack Kristen Emack Kristen Emack The first time I saw an image from the Cousins series by Kristen Emack I was scrolling […]

Karan Johar shares family portrait featuring his mother and kids, thanks the universe on his twins Yash – Roohi’s 3rd birthday

Karan Johar is celebrating his twins – son Yash Johar and daughter Roohi Johar’s 3rd birthday today. Two days prior to their birthdays, he hosted a party that saw the attendance of all-star parents and their kids. Today, he penned a heartfelt note on fatherhood and thanked his mother Hiroo Johar co-parents the kids with […]

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