Talking about women’s faces.
Camille Claudel. Sculptor and Rodin’s mistress, who went crazy.
This is her at 19. Wide sensual mouth. Could-give-a-fuck, tangled hair. Love ravaged. Work ravaged. Chin a bit up, as if to say “yes, motherfucker, I can do this as well as you.”
And all the kewpie dolls of the 19th century fade away. And you look at Camille Claudel’s beautiful, brave, careless face. And you think, “Woman, I know you”