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No 356 Diego Velázquez

“I would rather be the first painter of common things than second in higher art.” Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez, the leading artist in the court of King Philip IV and one of the most important painters of the … Continue reading

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No 332 Salvador Dali

“There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.” Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marqués de Dalí de Pubol, known as Salvador Dalí, was born on 11th … Continue reading

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No 311 Francisco de Goya

“First be a magnificent artist and then you can do whatever, but the art must be first.” Francisco de Goya, who is  regarded both as the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns and who died April 16, … Continue reading

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