Ilya Repin - Get Behind Me Satan (1895)
When I cry
"This slur has been reclaimed" doesn’t mean everyone sees it that way, doesn’t mean it doesn’t still function as a slur, doesn’t mean it no longer carries the historical baggage of a slur and doesn’t mean it should be used by everyone without any regard for the feelings of those who it has been used against
Venus, Cupid, Folly, and Time (detail)
Angelo Bronzino, 1545
Sidonie Springer - “Schmerzliches Wiederfinden” (Painful Recovery). 1919-20.