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“Beauty should be shared for it enhances our joys. To explore its mystery is to venture towards the sublime.” – Joseph Cornell

‘Based on the estimation that the salvaged materials are ordinary, their value transitory or forgotten, and their existence ephemeral until the artist intervened and provided them with a new reality or reason for being.’- Joseph Cornell

“I think art is a total thing. A total person giving a contribution. It is an essence, a soul…. In my inner soul, art and life are inseparable.” Eva Hesse

“I use oil paint because it has a disobedient and mysterious nature” – Sean Scully

‘The act of stitching is one that is simultaneously repetitive, meditative, and industrious. It is also a series of tiny acts of violence: cutting, piercing, grafting together, that when added up, become a realised form’ – Laura Bell

“We don’t see things are they are, we see them as we are.” – Anaïs Nin

“If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our imagination on the altar of crude reality and we end up believing in nothing and having worthless dreams.” – Yann Martel

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