It's the duty of all novelists, all painters, all musicians, all people who try to make art move: to look for something they feel authentically, without paying attention to styles.
By : Nathalie Sarraute
With a painter or a sculptor, one cannot begin to alter his works, but an architect has to put up with anything, because he makes utility objects - the building is there to be used, and times change.
By : Arne Jacobsen
The loss of Eden is personally experienced by every one of us as we leave the wonder and magic and also the pains and terrors of childhood.
By : Dennis Potter
My grandfather gave me my first guitar, an old acoustic with palm trees and dancing girls painted on it.
By : Dan Fogelberg
I wanted to make these people real, not like they were in a painting. Like these are people who don't know they're in a period movie. Those concerns are incredibly immediate.
By : Neil LaBute
In the literature of France Moliere occupies the same kind of position as Cervantes in that of Spain, Dante in that of Italy, and Shakespeare in that of England. His glory is more than national - it is universal.
By : Lytton Strachey
Overall, the anarchy was the most creative of all periods of Japanese culture for in it there appeared the greatest landscape painting, the culmination of the skill of landscape gardening and the arts of flower arrangement, and the No drama.
By : J. M. Roberts
What marks the artist is his power to shape the material of pain we all have.
By : Lionel Trilling
Grief is a normal and natural response to loss. It is originally an unlearned feeling process. Keeping grief inside increases your pain.
By : Anne Grant
The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be contrary to it. Oppositions of colors contrast
By : Voltaire