n. The process of protecting flat, canvas surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic.


Cynical Quotations

Rembrandt painted 700 pictures. Of these, 3,000 are still in existence.

— Wilhelm Bode


Formerly, painting and sculpture were combined in the same work: the ancients painted their statues. The only present alliance between the two arts is that the modern painter chisels his patrons.

— Ambrose Bierce