Bad people are, from the point of view of art, fascinating studies. They represent colour, variety and strangeness. Good people exasperate one's reason; bad people stir one's imagination.
It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art. Walter Hagen
The strangeness will wear off and I think we will discover the deeper meanings in modern art. Jackson Pollock
When I was young I read 'L'Etranger' by Camus, and it made me aware of the strangeness of life. Ciaran Hinds