In praise of mediocrity

“If you refuse to study anatomy, the arts of drawing and perspective, the mathematics of aesthetics, and the science of color, let me tell you that this is more a sign of laziness than of genius“ So stated the painter Salvador Dalì , who, in 1953, with his extravagant acumen, flogged his fellow painters who liked to call themselves modern and contemporary simply by ignoring the technical bases of painting itself. The phenomenon of online fights is […]