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It is not a certain conformity of manners that the painting of Van Gogh attacks, but rather the conformity of institutions themsel ...
Van Gogh was right in saying that the method he had chosen could be compared to that of caricature. Caricature had always been "ex ...
When van Gogh paints sunflowers, he reveals, or achieves, the vivid relation between himself, as man, and the sunflower, as sunflo ...
One could love reason like an Encyclopaedist and still be favorably inclined toward mysticism. Throughout the ages, up to the eyes ...
It shrinks my liver, doesn't it? It pickles my kidneys. Yeah. But what does it do to my mind? It tosses the sandbags overboard so ...
There is in every madman a misunderstood genius whose idea, shining in his head, frightened people, and for whom delirium was the ...
I myself spent nine years in an insane asylum and I never had the obsession of suicide, but I know that each conversation with a p ...
But how is one to make a scientist understand that there is something unalterably deranged about differential calculus, quantum th ...
No one has ever written, painted, sculpted, modeled, built, or invented except literally to get out of hell.
It is thus that the few rare lucid well-disposed people who have had to struggle on the earth find themselves at certain hours of ...
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