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fishman at panix.com fishman at panix.com
Thu Sep 17 21:06:53 BST 2015

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> On Sep 17, 2015, at 15:46, "fishman at panix.com" <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
> Sent from my iPad
>> On Sep 17, 2015, at 10:25, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
>> There's a famous quotation, which I am irritatingly unable to track down
>> at the moment (a hideous viral lurgy is interfering with my Google-fu)
>> to the effect that only when you understand the rules so thoroughly that
>> you can't break them by accident, are you ready to break them on
>> purpose.
>> If anyone knows who said it, I'd be obliged.  I thought it was in my
>> quote file, but it seems to have escaped.
> I am not sure who said it, but I think that it was about abstract art and in particular the art of Pablo Picasso.
> Harvey

Found it - it was BY Picasso and the text was

"Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” 
― Pablo Picasso


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