READ.LOOK.THINK.

67. READ.LOOK.THINK.

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

READ: On making a living at writing, and why and why not to try to do it: Emily Magazine. | “This is an essential quality of hats: they announce one’s desire to be unannounced. A hat is an advertisement for a disguise.” | Molly Lambert’s Mad Men recaps. | “She figured that loneliness lay at the heart of nearly all mental illness and that the lonely person was just about the most terrifying spectacle in the world.” | To be seen, to be heard: Roxanne Gay reviews Erica Lorraine Scheidt’s Uses For Boys.

LOOK: A collection of dancing leaves. | We Need a Horse, a kids’ book by Sheila Heti (pdf) | Present Journal, a tumblr. | Remember Hilary and Jackie? I loved this film. | The Petite Kitchen sugar free recipes always seem SO much nicer than the #iqs ones. Not that I am even attempting to quit sugar, being a complete willpower-free zone. | First Position: a ballet documentary. | I finally got the courage to look at our wedding photos.

THINK: Brave and strong Angelina Jolie. We never really know what is happening in another person’s life. | Female representation in films is at its lowest level in five years. | The joy of accounting: some tips for all freelancers but especially UK ones from Kris Atomic. | Michaela McGuire on one of the worst parts of Twitter: people tweeting at each other about how they’re angry about the same thing. | Artists using social media have transformed the notion of a “work” from a series of isolated projects to a constant broadcast of one’s artistic identity as a recognisable, unique brand.

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