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Art derives its power not by being timely but by being timeless, for timelessness outlasts division.
   —  David Von Drehle
From his article / opinion piece: “Movie Stars and the Perils of the Podium
In:  Time Magazine
23 January 2017
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2015 Tripping On Treasure
2014 The Flower Of Light
2013 Eye Catching
2012 The Holstee Manifesto
2011 Three Crooners For The Shower
The Soldier’s Faith
Vacation, Books And Lots Of Movies

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Ars longa, vita brevis, occasio praeceps, experimentum periculosum, iudicium difficile.
(In English:  Art is long, life is short, opportunity fleeting, experiment treacherous, judgment difficult.)
  —  Hippocrates
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On This Day In:
2015 Truism
2014 Thank You
2013 Really
2012 Ordinary Five Minutes Longer
2011 The Wealth Of Sons (And Daughters)

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Art is what we call… the thing an artist does.  It’s not the medium or the oil or the price or whether it hangs on a wall or you eat it.  What matters, what makes it art, is that the person who made it overcame the resistance, ignored the voice of doubt and made something worth making.  Something risky.  Something human.
  ―  Seth Godin
[Found on one of the blogs I follow: “The Mirror Obscura“, located at:   http://themirrorobscura.com/
The specific post is at:  http://themirrorobscura.com/2014/03/05/writing-journal-entry-5/
  —  KMAB]
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2013 Absolutely
2012 Can Do
2011 Wise Criticism

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Music is the only religion that delivers the goods.
[And…]
Art is making something out of nothing, and selling it.
 — Frank Zappa
[Support your local arts!  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2012 Not Quite Fantastic
That Kid Is Back
2011 Wolves At The Door
2010 I’m Feeling Patriotic… (Well, more than usual, anyway.)
Beating the Heat…

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A work of art (even cartoon art) is never really finished; it is abandoned.
  —  Brooke McEldowney
Pibgorn (originally in 2001, but appearing on 31 March 2005): http://www.gocomics.com/pibgorn/2005/03/31
Nature is the art of God.
  —  Durante (Dante) degli Alighieri
[“Pibgorn” is one of several cartoon / comics I follow. It’s well worth your checking out.  —  KMAB]
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