Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Les Soeurs Encore Ou: Winckelmann's Revenge
"The office of the imagination, then, in Greek sculpture, in its
handling of divine persons, is thus to condense the impressions of
natural things into human form; to retain that early mystical sense
of water, or wind, or light, in the moulding of eye and brow; to
arrest it, or rather, perhaps, to set it free, there, as human
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