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If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubt; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties.

확신을 가지고 시작하는 사람은 회의로 끝나지만, 기꺼이 의심하면서 시작하는 사람은 확신을 가지고 끝나게 된다.

by Francis Bacon(프랜시스 베이컨)

Inspiring Voice

Nude With Pillows Properly Placed

Nudes always get a reaction, one way or another. The most vociferous come from those who find them offensive or politically incorrect. That’s usually the case when a female figure is involved. 256 more words

The Human Form

P7: Explores the conventions of practice in art criticism and art history
P8: Explores the roles and relationships between concepts of artist, 
artwork, world, and audience through critical and historical investigations… 303 more words
Human Form

The Universe as a Book

The Christians went even further. The thought that the divinity had written a book moved them to imagine that he had written two, and that the other one was the universe. 391 more words

Jorge Luis Borges

The AGO - Part 2

I mentioned previously that I “splurged” at the AGO and bought admission to the “Francis Bacon and Henry Moore: Terror and Beauty” exhibit.  I’d studied Francis Bacon in university (one of my classmates did a really good presentation on him), so paying the $5.50 extra to get admission didn’t seem like a lot. 251 more words


Fashion in summer style

Francis Bacon, British surrealistic painter said: “fashion is the attempt to realize art in living forms”. Well wouldn’t it be great to realize all our canvases in 3D as dresses, hats, pants, bags or whatever? 198 more words

Art Journal

Thought for the day

“Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.”  9 more words