page 47

Project 5 notebook - page

“…Of Albertine, [on the other hand,] I had nothing more to learn. Every day, she seemed to me less attractive. Only, the desire that she aroused in other people, when, upon hearing of it, I began to suffer afresh and was impelled to challenge their possession of her, raised her in my sight to a lofty pinnacle. Pain, she was capable of causing me; joy, never. Pain alone kept my tedious attachment alive. As soon as my pain vanished, and with it the need to soothe it, …”
Proust etc.


  SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER - Keep up-to-date with exhibitions, news and events.