Painting is an essentially concrete art and can only consist of the representation of real and existing things.
By : Gustave Courbet
I've never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don't understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now.
By : Sophia Loren
I'd never painted anything before. I was quite content to take other people's work since I didn't care anyway about the subject matter. I approached subject matter as a scoundrel. I had nothing to say about it whatsoever. I only wanted to make these exciting paintings.
By : Tom Wesselmann
The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.
By : John Kenneth Galbraith
I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money.
By : Andy Warhol
Wherever you look there are inspirations, books, literature, paintings, landscapes, everything. Just living is an inspiration.
By : Gavin Rossdale
I think that passion and love and pain are all bearable, and they go to make love beautiful.
By : Robert Plant
I dream a lot. I do more painting when I'm not painting. It's in the subconscious.
By : Andrew Wyeth
And it is because a series of elements in Spanish life which operate today the same way as they did in the times of Blanco White made obvious my relationship with him, based on a similarity in Spain's condition.
By : Juan Goytisolo