Friday, March 28, 2008

The Artist

  • Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up: Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973), Spanish painter
  • Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature: Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC), Roman statesman
  • Abstract art is a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. –Al Capp (1909 - 1979), American cartoonist
  • A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world. Edmond de Goncourt (May 26, 1822 – July 16, 1896), French writer
  • Art has never been made while thinking of art: Niko Stumpo
  • There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun. Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973), Spanish painter
  • Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. Scott Adams
  • Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere: G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936), writer
  • Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures. Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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