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The artist is the opposite of the politically minded individual, the opposite of the reformer, the opposite of the idealist. The artist does not tinker with the universe; he recreates it out of his own experience and understanding of life.
Henry Miller (1891–1980), U.S. author. "An Open Letter to Surrealists Everywhere," The Cosmological Eye (1939).
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