Reading: On Beauty’s Complications

BY JESSICA GROSS This week’s links and quotes complicate the idealization and idolization of beauty. The writers below valorize not the power of beauty, but the power¬†of putting it in its place. (Except for that last quote, which plays with beauty’s more dangerous powers.) In an essay on¬†Flavorwire, writer (and LABA alum) Sarah Marian Seltzer