Seneca and Damien Hirst

Damien HIrst Diamond Skull

It is almost as if Seneca were discussing Damien Hirst 2000 years in advance.

“You’ll have to bear with me if I digress here. Nothing will induce me to accept painters into the list of liberal arts, any more than sculptors, marble-masons and all the other attendants on extravagance.”

Seneca, Letters from a Stoic, Letter LXXXVIII

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