1889-1963. French modernist author.
"The composer opens the cage door for arithmetic,
the draftsman gives geometry its freedom."
"Poets don't draw. They unravel their handwriting and then tie it up
again, but differently."
"The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of
"Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with
time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always
become ugly with time."