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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Art

"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

2 comments:

  1. This is helpful:
    "The history of art is the history of revivals."
    Samuel Butler

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  2. Thankfully, Mr. Faulkner didn't have to consider more modern forms of artistic expression, i.e. a performance "artist" preserving his canned feces, for this so insightful statement.

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