The romantic fascination artists have for sadness

The romantic fascination artists have always had for vast expanses of sadness on large drawing papers, and this is where things started getting weird.

Can art end despondency?

Printmaking has become a cultural metaphor, a creative means to probe the secret of life and reproduction. Looking for good images is a time-waster. Art websites need to adjust their posture to account for the fact that all images are a work in progress. Curiosity is an unlikely driver.

Images make a better life

This picture may provide insights into the mystery of how art is embodied in the human brain.

Good life is based on art. Images making a better life are evocative of power, motion and bursting energy. Interesting if true.

The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.


Boundless pride is not paradigmatic enough. If a despondency lasts for a long time, it's a melancholic affection.

Hippocrates, Aphorisms; What worries you masters you ("sloth" even as a living metaphor).

Perpetually one picture away from finishing this damn web page.