. LIVES AND TIMES

‘Love is when the desire to be desired takes you so badly that you
feel you could die of it.’ Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 1864-1901

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‘I had many affairs, but I was never into quickie sex. I’ve only slept
with maybe a thousand men.’ Robert Mapplethorpe, 1946-1989

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‘Wlien I’ve painted a woman’s bottom so that I want to touch it,
then the painting is finished.’ Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1841-1919