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Mr. Roosevelt, this is my principal request--it is almost the last request I shall ever make of anybody. Before you leave the pres ...
It is from the womb of art that criticism was born.
Modernity is the transient, the fleeting, the contingent; it is one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immovable.
What would life be without art? Science prolongs life. To consist of what--eating, drinking, and sleeping? What is the good of liv ...
To be naked is to be deprived of our clothes, and the word implies some of the embarrassment most of us feel in that condition. Th ...
Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line.
The textile and needlework arts of the world, primarily because they have been the work of women have been especially written out ...
The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it in the eternal.
... one of art photography's most vigorous enterprises--[is] concentrating on victims, on the unfortunate--but without the compass ...
It's a turgid welter of pornography (the rudest schoolboy kind) & unformed & unimportant drivel; & until the raw ingredients of a ...
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