Gustave Caillebotte, age 30, c. 1878. French Impressionist boyfriend who came from lots and lots of money and who used it wisely, buying up Monet’s work and helping him survive financially.
Submitted by Erin Machado
The brilliant artwork of Richmond illustrator Sterling Hundley.
“If you’re a white man, your drug addiction is romanticized. If you’re a black woman, all you ever contributed to the world is ‘crack whoredom’. White men get to be tortured artists, but black women aren’t even considered artists, cause everybody can do what Whitney did, right? Nothing special about that.”
- Jukebox Jones (courtesy of Son of Baldwin)