Herald of

Take a block of marble and cut off all that isn’t necessary

Dushenko K.V.


The article explores the story of the sentence «A sculptor takes a block of marble and cuts off all that isn’t necessary» from Cicero to the end of the 20 th century.


origin of familiar phrases; sculpture; Cicero; Leonardo da Vinci; Michelangelo; Diderot; Rodin.

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