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Guttersnipe

Just a critter in the Gutter.

Dracula’s Daughter and Lesbian Erasure”

At the Bite, BJ Colangelo writes about Dracula’s Daughter (1936). “One year after the success of The Bride of Frankenstein, Universal Pictures tried their hand again with another femme facing monster movie sequel, Dracula’s Daughter. Unlike The Bride, Countess Marya Zaleska (Gloria Holden) is a legitimate leading performance […]

“Occult Classic”

At ArtForum, Chloe Wyma writes about artist Leonora Carrington’s Tarot. “Carrington made The High Priestess, one of only two cards to have been dated, in 1955, around the same time she and her friend Remedios Varo were haunting the metaphysical clubs established by the disciples of Russian mystics […]