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No 177 Novalis

“The  artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist.” Novalis, the pseudonym of Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg (May 2, 1772 – March 25, 1801), a poet, author, and philosopher of early German Romanticism.

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No 173 Aristotle

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their  inward significance.” Aristotle

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No 51 Plutarch

“Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.” Plutarch I am trying to post this using the quick post link on the toolbar. I don’t know if it will post properly. I’m still having problems with ‘This page … Continue reading

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No 47 Arthur Schopenhauer

“Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.”  Arthur Schopenhauer Arthur Schopenhauer was a nineteenth century German philosopher.

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