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July 23, 2022
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There are things that are not sayable. That's why we have art.

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Leonora Carrington

Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington summarized her philosophy of art in these two simple sentences during an interview with “The Believer” in 2009, near the end of her life. (She died in 2011 at the age of 94.) With this quote, she suggests that there are some feelings and beliefs that cannot be expressed with words. It’s why people, since the dawn of humanity, have used painting, composing, sculpting, drawing, singing, dancing, and other forms of artistic expression to reveal what’s in their souls. 

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