– Haifa, Israel, 1949
Who in his right mind would talk about making soap from human remains if he didn’t do it, in a memoir he never expected to be read?
The attack on memory always bothers me. You can’t discount memories of people.
– Ben Hirsch
I think in abstract art perhaps they [the viewers] can enter more, because what they are offered is something weaker which they haven’t got to combat.
I always hope to be able to make a great number of figures without a narrative.
Who loves a disastrous love affair or illness more than the spectator?
– Francis Bacon