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  • Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
    Gustave Flaubert

    Albert was an extravagant pessimist who lived life rehearsing for death. He liked to say his calling was to paint a life in context, that perspective was his special gift. Each time his wife recalled a story from their past, Albert would run to his brushes. “No, no. It wasn’t like that at all. Here, let me show you.” And there on the canvas, stood a piece of their history, anatomically correct in every detail but cleaned of all its color for Albert wasn’t really an artist. He simply painted time standing still, capturing the past like a soldier on a mission.


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