The writer is either a practicing recluse or a delinquent, guilt-ridden one; or both. Usually both.
Quote by Susan Sontag
So successful has been the camera's role in beautifying the world that photographs, rather than...
The taste for quotations (and for the juxtaposition of incongruous quotations) is a Surrealist taste.
Societies need to have one illness which becomes identified with evil, and attaches blame to...
What we need is to use what we have.
I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them.
It is not suffering as such that is most deeply feared but suffering that degrades.
The standard that a society should actually embody its own professed principles is a utopian...
Surrealism is a bourgeois disaffection; that its militants thought it universal is only one of...
Depression is melancholy minus its charms - the animation, the fits.
The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people's reality, and eventually in one's own.
It is not altogether wrong to say that there is no such thing as a...
The past itself, as historical change continues to accelerate, has become the most surreal of...
Books are funny little portable pieces of thought.
The discovery of the good taste of bad taste can be very liberating. The man...
The only interesting answers are those that destroy the questions.
Lying is the most simple form of self-defence.
Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art.
As photographs give people an imaginary possession of a past that is unreal, they also...
The aim of all commentary on art now should be to make works of art...
What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine; what is most beautiful in...