Portrait With Quote

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Bram Stoker, Chapter 3, Dracula

“I could feel the soft, shivering touch of the lips on the super-sensitive skin of my throat, and the hard dents of two sharp teeth, just touching and pausing there.”

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Gore Vidal

“Art is not a democracy, in fact art is the enemy of democracy.”

Gore Vidal:The United States of Amnesia

www.gorevidaldocumentary.com
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Francis Bacon

“If you can talk about it, why paint it?”

New York Times (Kimmelman 1989:42)