Betty Tompkins' Ballsy Feminist Art Project 'Women Words' Heads To Art Basel Dec 7-10

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The rebellious, banned, ballsy and sometimes banned art of American feminist Betty Tompkins soars into relevancy in the age of Trump. Her big moment comes at the age of 72 and celebrates a project launched in 2010 as 'Women Words'.

In making my own short graphic post two days ago -- one in which I referenced graphic, slutty words about my own identity -- I was actually in sync with women worldwide who responded to Tompkins' invite for them to share phrases about women.

The answers were sent back from all over the world and were shocking - but not surprising - exposing the corrosive, endemic misogyny in our world. Tompkins made 1,000 paintings of the words, putting the writing on the wall in unflinching plain-speak.

Betty's project 'Women Words' will be front and center in Art Basel in early December. The timing couldn't be more perfect, and I will cover it in detail.

Claudia Schiffer Talks Three Decades of Modeling, Lensed By Nico Bustos For The Edit November 23, 2017

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Supermodel Claudia Schiffer celebrates three decades as a top model in her new book, styled is iconic Claudia as sex kitten looks by Raquel FrancoPhotographer Nico Bustos flashes Claudia for The EditNovember 23, 2017.

Laura Craik sits down with Schiffer who talks retirement, regret and her return to the runway in her new book. Key factoid: Schiffer's the most prolific cover girl in history. Over 1,000 have borne her image so far, a fact celebrated by a new book simply called 'Claudia Schiffer', published by Rizzoli.

From early shoots with Ellen von Unwerth through to legendary campaigns with Richard Avedon, Herb Ritts and Steven Meisel, Claudia has carefully curated the documentation of her supermodel reign. We learn that her favorite photographers are von Unwerth, Ritts and Arthur Elgort. One of the standout moments in her career was being shot by Elgort in the early ’90s, in Rome, for a Valentino ad campaign. Standing on a balcony waving for her photographer, the assembled crowd below waved back at her. 

Peter Lindbergh Flashes Lily Rose Depp In Vogue Japan January 2018 Cover Story

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Peter Lindbergh Flashes Lily Rose Depp In Vogue Japan January 2018 Cover Story

Vogue Japan's January 2018 issue rings in the new year with Lily Rose Depp in a cover story styled bySissy Vian and photographed by Peter Lindbergh./ Makeup by Stephane Marais; beauty by Odile Gilbert

The daughter of Hollywood actor Johnny Depp and France's singing sensation Vanessa Paradis, 18-year-old Lily Rose was given the honor of turning on the Christmas lights on Paris' Champs-Élysées on Wednesday evening. in the company of French women politicos Jeanne d'Hauteserre and the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo.

Thomas Whiteside Captures Chloe Sevigny In Gucci Cruise For Harper's Bazaar Russia December 2017

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The queen of high-low, actor Chloe Sevigny , now playing a heroin-addicted mother in 'Downtown Race Riot', is styled by Svetlana Vashenyak in Gucci's cruise 2018 collection. Thomas Whiteside, captures the pattern frenzy for Harper's Bazaar Russia December 2017.

In Private Trump Doubts Roy Moore's Accusers, Backs Alabama's Candidate

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In Private Trump Doubts Roy Moore's Accusers, Backs Alabama's Candidate

Politico reports that President Donald Trump's near-endorsement of the sexually-accused Alabama Republican senate candidate Roy Moore came after intense conversations with senior Republicans and White House aides. 

The White House advisers told Politico that the president "drew parallels between Moore’s predicament and the one he faced just over a year ago when, during the final weeks of the 2016 campaign, Trump confronted a long line of women who accused him of harassment. He adamantly denied the claims."

Speaking with reporters as he departed for Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday, Trump couldn't have come closer to saying that he believed Roy Moore's declaration that all nine of his accusers are lying. In Trump's typically incoherent, repetitive way of speaking, he said: “Let me just tell you, Roy Moore denies it. That's all I can say. He denies it. And, by the way, he totally denies it,” 

“I mean, if you look at what is really going on, and you look at all the things that have happened over the last 48 hours, he totally denies it,” Trump said. “He says it didn’t happen. And, you know, you have to listen to him also. You're talking about, he said 40 years ago this did not happen.”