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Art is an argument between what it looks like and what it means.
By: Priyanka # 46
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When I was a kid, a book I read advised young artist to be themselves. That decided it for me. I was a corny kind of guy, so I went in for corn.
By: shekhar # 1
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The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting.
By: shekhar # 1
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It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.
By: shekhar # 1
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I want to touch people with my art. I want them to say 'he feels deeply, he feels tenderly.'
By: shekhar # 1
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Mark Rothko's paintings are.... "like television sets for Zen Buddhists"
By: shekhar # 1
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He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.
By: shekhar # 1
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What is one to think of those fools who tell one that the artist is always subordinate to nature? Art is in harmony parallel with nature.
By: shekhar # 1
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Don't be an art critic, but paint, there lies salvation.
By: shekhar # 1
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I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.
By: shekhar # 1
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I don't say everything, but I paint everything.
By: shekhar # 1
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It is through art, and through art only, that we can realize our perfection; through art and art only that we can shield ourselves from the sordid perils of actual existence.
By: shekhar # 1
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Do not fear mistakes - there are none.
By: shekhar # 1
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It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.
By: shekhar # 1
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The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real.
By: shekhar # 1
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How important are the visual arts in our society? I feel strongly that the visual arts are of vast and incalculable importance. Of course I could be prejudiced. I am a visual art.
By: shekhar # 1
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My contribution to the world is my ability to draw. I will draw as much as I can for as many people as I can for as long as I can. Drawing is still basically the same as it has been since prehistoric times. It brings together man and the world. It lives through magic.
By: shekhar # 1
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Everytime I paint a portrait I lose a friend.
By: shekhar # 1
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Painting is a means of self-enlightenment.
By: shekhar # 1
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I feel the need of attaining the maximum of intensity with the minimum of means. It is this which has led me to give my painting a character of even greater bareness.
By: shekhar # 1
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On the floor I am more at ease. I feel nearer, more a part of the painting, since this way I can walk around it, work from the four sides and literally be in the painting.
By: shekhar # 1
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