looking back on the exhibitions and press reviews, the collections and dispersals at Christie’s, it is easy to see that it [Art] has been mainly regulated by dealers

The only serious designs that I have seen during and since the war which dared to touch the note of nobility have been in the comic press

The fact is, exhibitionist portraits do not make house portraits, nor gallery pictures room pictures, nor popular successes food for human joy.…

National spirit and ‘patriotism’ cannot begin high in the air with flag-waving; they must be reared on affection for home, pride in our town, and the sense of community

Beauty is the evidence of Vitality – the smile of Health

the arts have been imprisoned by dealers

William Lethaby