Sunday, April 19, 2009

Afterthoughts ...

... Tinkering With the Ideal. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

Most artists, of course, are perfectly happy to leave well enough alone, secure in the knowledge that they got it right the first time (even if they didn't). On the other hand, revised versions of well-known works of art are quite a bit more common than you might suppose, and it turns out that more than a few great artists were near-compulsive tinkerers.

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