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|“It's the only picture of Port-Alfred in the art of Quebec,” added Monsieur Lacroix |
in an unctuous tone of voice. ... He was one more artist destined for misfortune,
alas! ... art. They were very pleasing to the eye; there could be no doubt about
|When politicians say they are going to increase the quality. “TRUTH EXISTS, |
ONLY LIES HAVE TO BE INVENTED.” (George Baraque) “THE ART OF
PLEASING IS THE ART OF DECEIVING.” (Vauvenargues). 81 Marcus Welby Is
|In lyrical, irreverent English, he reveals love’s timeless dilemmas and Ovid’s enduring brilliance as both poet and cultural critic. From the Trade Paperback edition.|
|It is without the pale of art, because its object is deception. The art pleases by |
reminding, not deceiving. The place was filled with foreigners, and I seemed to
be in a cage of magpies.' Other cities also had dioramas, but none has survived ...
|Deception, which had been a central preoccupation for early modern |
Augustinians since Dyke and before, is now skilfully ... with the mondain theorists
that social life consists largely of a mutual practice of the art of pleasing (art de
|Constable, commenting upon a new attraction on view in London, denied that it |
was art since it involved visual deception, and 'art pleases by reminding, not by
deceiving' (quoted in E. H. Gombrich, Art and Illusion). What this remark reveals
|N a state so highly civilised as that in which we live, the art of dress has become |
extremely complicated. ... No deception is to be practised, no artifice employed,
beyond that which is exercised by the painter, who arranges his subjects in the
most pleasing forms, and who selects colours which harmonise with each other ;
and by the manufacturer, who studies pleasing com binations of lines and
|590 These while beneath some master's eye you trace, Vers'd in the lore of |
symmetry and grace, Boldly proceed : his precepts shall impart Each sweet
deception of the pleasing art : Still more than precept shall his practice teach, .
595 And ...
|The spectator is in a dark chamber, and it is very pleasing and has great illusion. |
(Yet) it is without the pale of art, because the object is deception. Art pleases by
reminding, not deceiving."7 Likewise, Quatremère de Quincy, who led an elitist ...