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Guillaume Apollinaire
(1880-1918) born on
Aug 26
French novelist, critic. He was an avant-garde writer who coined the term "surrealism," promoted early Cubist painters.
It's raining my soul, it's raining, but it's raining dead eyes.

Memories are hunting horns whose sound dies on the wind.
The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection.
To insist on purity is to baptize instinct, to humanize art, and to deify personality.
Artists are, above all, men who want to become inhuman.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: La Nuit d'avril 1915, in Calligrammes (1918), on enemy fire.
R: Cors de Chasse."
A: The Cubist Painters, "On Painting" (1913).
N: The Cubist Painters, "On Painting" (1913).
K: The Cubist Painters, "On Painting" (1913).

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