Jean Cocteau, June 1936, photo by George Platt Lynes
Marlene Dietrich, 1931
Glenn Gould in the CBC recording studio, 1955, photo by Dan Weiner
"The justification of art is the internal combustion it ignites in the hearts of men and not its shallow, externalized, public manifestations. The purpose of art is not the release of a momentary ejection of adrenaline but is, rather, the gradual, lifelong construction of a state of wonder and serenity."