48 Awesome Inexpensive Things Amazon Reviewers Say They Get Tons Of Compliments On

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, but some of this inexpensive stuff on Amazon that scores high with reviewers is beloved here at Bustle, too. You may not be able to get a ham and cheese on rye gratis, but the high-quality stuff on today’s list of really, truly good buys will make you feel like you’re #winning. If you haven’t shopped the AmazonBasics line yet, you need to give the products a try, because this Dutch oven is the epitome of what I’m talking about here. It’s a dead ringer for the fancy French model down to the fact that it weighs about a kajillion tons, but it costs a fraction of the price. I made avgolemono the first weekend I had mine and my arms like I’d done about 20 sets of curls, but it performs like a dream and it’s gorgeous. I’ve also added in some Earth-friendly items to today’s roundup, centering on products crafted from renewable, sustainably harvested bamboo. In that category, I go through cheeseboard phases every once in a while because making cheese boards is really like painting except with Gouda, Gruyère, and prosciutto instead, and this board is perfect. Then there’s this mat tha...

Transformative Art: Nazareth Pacheco on Using Pain and Grief in Her Work

Nazareth Pacheco, Dele (His), 2018, set of the artist’s deceased father’s original neurosurgical tools in bronze. The cutting-edge work of Nazareth Pacheco is on view at the newly-founded Galeria Kogan Amaro, in the Jardins neighborhood of São Paulo. Since the 1980s, long before the #MeToo movement, her conceptual sculptural pieces, usually in small and medium formats sometimes woven with razor blades, grapple with issues of the female body and her own congenital disorder. Produced during a five-year period, the “Registros/Records” comes with a well-detailed bilingual Portuguese-English book on the brave artist’s trajectory and an essay by psychoanalyst Miriam Chnaiderman. Above all, it is a striking personal portrayal of courage, endurance and redemption with a precise, almost surgical curatorship by the artist herself. Its compelling beauty unveils the grief from the loss of her parents and the medical interventions she underwent at the time. It is one of the best gallery shows so far this year in São Paulo for its poetic conciseness, emotional depth and breadth of esthetic concept.   Bilingual book on the work of Nazareth Pacheco, designed by Herbert Alluci, launched in the o...