I no longer worry whether a painting is about something or not. I am only concerned with the expectation, from a flat surface, of an illusion.

By : William Scott 0 Likes          


Are we to paint what's on the face, what's inside the face, or what's behind it?

By : Pablo Picasso

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Time extracts various values from a painter's work. When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten, and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is.

By : Henri Matisse

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A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.

By : Abraham Maslow

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Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.

By : Paulo Coelho

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I know now that most people are so closely concerned with themselves that they are not aware of their own individuality, I can see myself, and it has helped me to say what I want to say in paint.

By : Georgia O'Keeffe

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That's the great paradox of living on this earth, that in the midst of great pain you can have great joy as well. If we didn't have those things we'd just be numb.

By : Kathy Mattea

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Robert Treat Paine was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

By : Treat Williams

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Religion can emerge in all forms of feeling: here wild anger, there the sweetest pain

By : Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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I influenced the BG style by not being able to draw perspective. The BG artists developed cool graphic painting styles to make my bad backgrounds look like they were that way on purpose.

By : John Kricfalusi

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I still have agents in France, Los Angeles and Amsterdam who call and suggest parts. I'd love to keep on doing both painting and acting until the end of my days.

By : Sylvia Kristel

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Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.

By : Kevyn Aucoin

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As a young child, I was never a crier. I never cried to get my way, or even when I was in pain.

By : Dan O'Brien

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