“A visual experience is vitalising. Whereas to write great poetry, to draw continuously on one’s inner life, is not merely exhausting, it is to keep alight a consuming fire”. – Sir Kenneth Clark
Throughout the centuries art has suffered at the hands of natural disaster, (Pompeii) conflict (WW2) and negligent owners (Casino owner Steve Wynn). Art is one of the key documents of recorded history. As any cultured person understands, we interpret civilisation through our greatest works of art. This is the highest gift from our predecessors. But when it is gone…It is gone forever!
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