Jacob Lawrence, "Defeat," 1954
Jacob Lawrence, Defeat (1954)
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July 3, 2004:

I think we'd make awesome circus clowns. Aren't you dying to shoot me out of a canon? Many people certainly are.

But I think the circus role I'd most enjoy is the guy in red tails with gold braid who stands at the center of a circle of lovely women galloping around him on white horses, snapping a whip. That is a real circus role, isn't it?

Valadon was a circus girl.