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“Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don’t start measuring her limbs.”

Picasso checking Brigitte Bardot’s face with a light meter during the Cannes Film Festival, 1956. Photograph by Jerome Brierre/RDA/Getty.

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