Still from Vision, a film about Hildegard von Bingen. Hildegard occasionally allowed nuns under her command to let down their hair and wear white. She believed that, as brides of God, they had the right to show their beauty.
”[Dawn Kasper] has spent almost every day the Whitney is open in her reconstituted home, snacking, making collages and drawings, and chatting up the museumgoers who fill her room like shoppers in a cramped thrift store, squatting to sift through her records and paperback books. Small children will climb out of their strollers to dance. Ms. Kasper hands out markers and paper to the older ones; she has a stack of their drawings. Last week, two boys were convinced she was a robot, Ms. Kasper said, until she left her desk to draw pictures with them.”