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Vain People

the wise scorn, fools laud,

parasites exalt, and are

slaves to their own pride

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Paraphrased from Essay 54 : “On Vainglory” by Francis Bacon

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Francis Bacon, Inspiration for generations of horror visuals

Annoyingly, Bacon the artist and Bacon the playwright contemporaneous with Shakespeare have the same damned name. This confused me for a long time, and here I was thinking this mad painting was done in the 1500s! 68 more words


agnès b.

Agnès Troublé a.k.a agnès b. is a legend.

Stylist, artist, photographer, entrepreneur, activist, philanthropist, film director, art collector, curator, creative genius, pioneer, publisher, feminist…? The list could go on and on and on. 1,458 more words



Nei disegni di Francis Bacon, in mostra a Torino a Palazzo Cavour, ricorre la geometria del cerchio, mi pare, in modo più esplicito che nei quadri. 66 more words


Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Francis Bacon - Of Judicature

Aloha Promises Forever has previously touched on the life and legacy of philosopher, statesman and jurist Francis Bacon.  On March 7, 1616, he was made Keeper of the Seal of England.  151 more words

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So Smart

Our writers, so creative and self driven. Our articles, straight to the point and poetic. Everything scripted is so original that every word you swallow makes a mindful meaning. 22 more words


the Art of Being

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth…. Through words and concepts we shall never reach beyond the wall off relations, to some sort of fabulous primal ground of things.

Friedrich Nietzsche