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Art

For my artist friends

Art, not unlike raising children,…may entail much sacrifice and periods of despair, but, with luck, the effort will produce something that outlives you. ~ Michael Kimmelman, Art Critic and Historian

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Art Art Writing and Criticism

A thought on Culture

The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition… always new books, new programs, new films, news items, but always the same meaning. ~Roland Barthes, French literary theorist, philosopher, critic, and semiotician  

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Art

Aim of the Artist

The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.  ~William Faulkner

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Art Photography

A Thought (about art) by Oscar Wilde

A work of art is the unique results of a unique temperament. – Oscar Wilde, Writer