The dilemma of Candy Darling. The great Warhol superstar and sexual pioneer intrigues and exasperates. The ambivalence and morality of her story so complex. Her sex indefinable, Her beauty undeniable. She was an artist whose art was herself. Her inventiveness and talent was in her self creation, A forerunner of self invented personae now primarily seen on this social media platform.
Invent the self you want to be perceived as… fascinating and liberating for the withering wall flower and empowering for those who need it. Trust that you are loveable and enough, is the message I receive.
Candy was a star. True to herself and so must we be. Quoting the world’s most famous scholar and master of the human condition and playwright, William Shakespeare… “To thine own self be true…”