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No 231 Jane Morris/Dante Gabriel Rossetti

“If God in his wisdom have brought close The day when I must die, That day by water or fire or air My feet shall fall in the destined snare Wherever my road may lie.” Dante Gabriel Rossetti who drew … Continue reading

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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 96 Chinua Achebe

“Art is man’s constant effort to create for himself a different order of reality from that which is given to him.”  Chinua Achebe, Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic, who died 21st March 2013.

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No 86 Fleur Adcock

“Art’s whatever you choose to frame.” Fleur Adcock, poet

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No 34 Thomas Merton

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” Thomas Merton Thomas Merton was  Trappist monk, writer, poet, mystic, social activist and student of comparative religion.

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