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Wed February 6, 2013

Art And The Grotesque

Octopus with the Initials VH, circa 1866
Victor Hugo Wikipedia Commons

Leonardo da Vinci once peered deeply into the opening of a cave and wrote, “After having remained at the entry of the grotto some time, two contrary emotions arose in me, fear and desire – fear of the threatening dark grotto, and a desire to see whether there were any marvelous things within it.”

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