[ The Will to Power as Art ]

drawing of Friedrich Nietzsche by Hans Olde

"Beauty is for the artist something outside all orders of rank, because in beauty opposites are tamed; the highest sign of power, namely power over opposites; moreover, without tension: - that violence is no longer needed: that everything follows, obeys, so easily and so pleasantly - that is what delights the artist's WILL TO POWER."

~ Friedrich Nietzsche - IV "The Will to Power as Art"