"Any image can be beautiful if it’s true," says Montreal art collector Jack Lazare.
Montreal Gazette - Ian McGillis (November 29, 2018)
“It’s about the image, about an immediate emotional response.”
Jack Lazare was trying to describe what makes him want to buy a work of photography, and to share it with as many people as possible. If he was having a bit of trouble articulating the criteria, perhaps it’s because it’s not an intellectual thing.
“I’ve realized lately that I’m guided subconsciously by the Keats poem (Ode on a Grecian Urn) that says, ‘Beauty is truth, truth beauty,’ ” said the Montreal collector. “Any image can be beautiful if it’s true.”
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