Intellectuals, academics, writers and poets were an important force in the early groups of volunteers. They had the means to get to Spain and were accustomed to travelling, whereas very few workers had left British shores.

By : Bill Alexander 0 Likes          


I don't know if it was the whole audience getting stoned out of their minds getting ready for the Floyd thing or what it was, but it was like playing to a painting.

By : Les Claypool

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When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.

By : Paul Cezanne

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Life is pain, highness. Anyone who tells you differently is selling something.

By : William Goldman

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You can only paint through your experience and sub-consciousness.

By : Barbara Smith

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To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture.

By : Pablo Picasso

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It's about the pleasure of being in the mountains, traveling efficiently over the terrain, having that sense of dynamic motion which you don't get when you're on foot.

By : Michael Kennedy

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Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.

By : Joseph Campbell

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On occasion I have drawn as a release from painting. The economy in using paper, pencil, charcoal and crayon can help towards a greater gamble and higher rewards. I also find that drawing can generate ideas more rapidly than painting.

By : William Scott

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What I wish to show when I paint is the way I see things with my eyes and in my heart.

By : Raoul Dufy

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I meditate a lot, but I am constantly in pain. I'm trying to live with this. You just have to accept it.

By : Roy Horn

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It's painful for me to watch someone who isn't funny. It's horrifying to sit in the back and watch some guy who just totally sucks.

By : Joe Rogan

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Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels, what he tells himself about what he has seen.

By : Pablo Picasso

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