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About Deviant Artist Neil JamesMale/United Kingdom Group :icon4bstr4ct4rt: 4bstr4ct4rt
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"Then again the great artist, besides aiming at perfection of form searches for truth. He never, in any of his works, allows what he knows to be false to remain. If he believes a work to be false in any part he will change, destroy or abandon it. The longer he works the more exacting he becomes in the demand for what is true. This insistence upon truth is of great importance today. The invention of atomic weapons is a far less sinister threat to human happiness than the discovery of the power of untruth. The realisation this it is possible to influence millions by the deliberately told lie is one of the most dreadful threats that civilisation has ever been compelled to face. The atomic bomb in itself is harmless. But the untruth, or the deliberately fostered ignorance, that inflame a nation may, at any moment, cause it to be dropped. Only truth can combat falsehood, and the artist is a champion of truth".
"Without truth there can be no freedom. Art honors the spirit of man, his intellect and his feelings, and would have them free".

Chapter XI "Art And Education"
Page 154, Paragraph 2

The Creative Impulse
Macmillan & Co. Ltd
  • Listening to: Throwing Muses
  • Reading: Angels & Demons
  • Watching: The News (muted)
  • Playing: With the Cat
  • Drinking: Coffee


Neil James
United Kingdom
Current Residence: Cambridge, England
Favourite genre of music: Lyrically Satisfying - Acoustic Guitar
Favourite photographer: Diane Arbus
Favourite style of art: Ambiguous
Skin of choice: Lived In - Tattooed - Pierced - Modified
Favourite cartoon character: Jane (from 'Daria')
Personal Quote: The truth is more important than fearing other peoples opinions of you.

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NikiAndo Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional Artist
Thank you for fav toLet's meet someday in the other planet !
la in love la in love 
lien Featured By Owner 4 days ago
Wonderful work, you're welcome.
chriseastmids Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
many thanks as always Neil :D :D
lien Featured By Owner 5 days ago
As always it is my pleasure Chris. :ahoy:
chriseastmids Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
scheinbar Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:happybounce: :happybounce: deviantART    thanks DeviantArt
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lien Featured By Owner 5 days ago
My pleasure.
lpetrusa Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Thank you :)
lien Featured By Owner 6 days ago
You're welcome.
Andaelentari Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
thanks for faving! :hug:
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