Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

By : Khalil Gibran 0 Likes          


At 18 I began painting steadily fulltime and at age 20 had my first New York show at the Macbeth Gallery.

By : Andrew Wyeth

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Nobody taught Picasso how to paint - he learned for himself. And nobody can teach you to be a producer. You can learn the mechanics, but you can't learn what's right about a script or a director or an actor. That comes from instinct and intuition. It comes from inside you.

By : Dino De Laurentiis

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Our success was mainly due to the fact that we stimulated the nerves of animals that easily stood on their own feet and were not subjected to any painful stimulus either during or immediately before stimulation of their nerves.

By : Ivan Pavlov

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I continue to get further away from the usual painter's tools such as easel, palette, brushes, etc.

By : Jackson Pollock

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Pain is the doorway to wisdom and to truth.

By : Keith Miller

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I admit there's an element of brutality in all my work - it's part of the truth about human existence I always want to explore - but the last thing I'm trying to do is put on some kind of freak show, inviting people to get off on other people's pain and humiliation.

By : Todd Solondz

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One must act in painting as in life, directly.

By : Pablo Picasso

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A beautiful woman can be painted as a totem only

By : Saul Steinberg

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Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass.

By : Fran Lebowitz

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Painting is a language which cannot be replaced by another language. I don't know what to say about what I paint, really.

By : Balthus

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Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.

By : Winston Churchill

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The final test of a painting, theirs, mine, any other, is: does the painter's emotions come across?

By : Franz Kline

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