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No 329 Clement Greenberg

“The superior artist is the one who knows how to be influenced.” Clement Greenberg, American art critic, who died May 7th 1994. He is best remembered for his promotion of the abstract expressionist movement and was among the first published … Continue reading

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No 108 Albert Camus

“It is not your paintings I like; it is your painting.”  Albert Camus, French writer

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No 38 G K Chesterton

“Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.”  G. K. Chesterton The writer G K Chesterton is famous for his Father Brown detective stories.

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No 35 Oscar Wilde

“Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.”  Oscar Wilde

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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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No 26 Ambrose Bierce

“Art, n. This word has no definition.” Ambrose Bierce Ambrose Bierce was an American writer who published The Devil’s Dictionary in 1911. An online version is now available. Worth dipping into!

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