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“Nature cannot be commanded,except obeying nature.”-Francis Bacon.

RUBENS AND HIS LEGACY: VAN DYCK TO CÉZANNE │ Royal Academy of Arts, London → 10 April 2015


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BBC Your Paintings

Kostas Murkudis - Dreaming the Archive

The three faculties of the mind conceived by Francis Bacon–memory, imagination, reason–became the maxim for (and title of) Jonas Lindström’s Directors’ Cuts entry. “It’s what actually happens visually when you are roaming through your memories,” explains the Berlin-based photographer and filmmaker. 94 more words


Francis Bacon on perception

“It is not true that the human senses are the measure of things; for all perceptions…reflect the perceiver rather than the world. The human intellect is like a distorting mirror, which receives light rays irregularly and so mixes its own nature with the nature of things , which it distorts”. – Francis Bacon (1561-1626)


Francis Bacon: Persuasion Power of the Essay (L60)

Would any of Bacon’s essays have been more persuasive if he had talked about his own experiences? Which ones? Why?

I believe that personal experience, while being a strong testimony, isn’t everything. 151 more words

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Monday Motivation (#7)

Today’s Monday Motivation post is here to provide inspiration to keep you writing! These quotes are specifically to help you dig deeper in your writing – to go beyond what’s obvious and tell your own original story. 207 more words



It has been warm here in Minneapolis, unseasonably warm. 20°, 30°, 40° warm. So I’ve been outside. Running (away), walking (back home), just standing still. The air is wet, too, so nobody’s skin is bad. 503 more words