“Degrade first the Arts if you’d Mankind degrade.
Hire idiots to Paint with cold light and hot shade:
Give high price for the worst, leave the best in disgrace,
And with Labours of Ignorance fill every place.”
William Blake (1757-1828) Marginalia
I am tempted to illustrate the first part of the third line with a painting by ……… !
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