"Art has a ..." Quote of Rene Daumal

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.

René Daumal
René Daumal (1908-1944), French poet, critic. repr. In The Lie of the Truth, trans. by Phil Powrie (1989). "The Lie of the Truth," (written 1938), published in Essais et Notes, vol. 2, ed. Claudio Rugafiori (1972).
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