Monday, September 17, 2012

A Religious Scotsman and an Irreligious Irishman with a sketch of a German

Three Studies for a Portrait of Lucian Freud

Francis Bacon: There is nothing ugly; I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may, – light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.
John Ruskin: Those who are not judged beautiful are not beautiful. Those who are, are given the prize. The prize is to be owned by a judge – that is to say to be available for him.

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