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Yard with Lunatics

Yard with Lunatics

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes1794
The Man Made Mad with Fear

The Man Made Mad with Fear

Gustave Courbet1843

One must not look at color by itself, but in conjunction with the color of the sky! That sky is grey - but so iridescent that even our pure white would be unable to render the light and shimmer.

Letter to Theo - on solidarity and the color of the sky

Vincent Van Gogh1883

I could spend my whole life prying loose the secrets of the insane. These people are honest to a fault, and their naiveté has no peer but my own.

The Manifesto of Surrealism

André Breton1924

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