Gabriel Grun is inspired by the Baroque masters, though his paintings explore sexuality and mythology in a contemporary way. Take a look at some of his work on Hi-Fructose.
Lupita Nyong’o wins an Oscar for portraying a real life slave, and the first thing she did was thank Patsy for her inspiration.
Jared Leto wins an Oscar for portraying a trans woman, and doesn’t mention trans women at all.
I think the point makes itself.
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