Life obliges me to do something so I paint Rene Magritte 23 If I create from

Life obliges me to do something so i paint rene

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Life obliges me to do something, so I paint .” Rene Magritte 23. If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing .” Marc Chagall 24. I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for .” Georgia O'Keeffe 25. The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web .” Pablo Picasso 26. A Good artist has less time than ideas .” Martin Kippenberger 27. Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art .” Andy Warhol 28. I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality .” Frida Kahlo 29. I paint for myself. I don't know how to do anything else, anyway. Also I have to earn my living, and occupy myself .” Francis Bacon 30. A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art .” Paul Cezanne 31. Have no fear of perfection, you'll never reach it .” Salvador Dali 32. The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real .” Lucian Freud 33. There is no must in art because art is free .” Wassily Kandinsky 34. Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master .” Leonardo da Vinci 35. If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all .” Michelangelo 36. Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment .” Claude Monet
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37. Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye.. it also includes the inner pictures of the soul .” Edvard Munch 38. Painting is a means of self-enlightenment .” John Olsen 39. I don't say everything, but I paint everything .” Pablo Picasso 40. The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting .” Vincent Van Gogh 41. “The holy grail is to spend less time making the picture than it takes people to look at it.” Banksy 42. Art is the only way to run away without leaving home .” Twyla Tharp 43. An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one .” Charles Horton Cooley 44. There's no retirement for an artist, it's your way of living so there's no end to it .” Henry Moore 45. One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself .” Leonardo da Vinci 46. An artist never really finishes his work; he merely abandons it .” Paul Valéry 47. The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance .” Aristotle 48. No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist .” Oscar Wilde 49. Painting is just another way of keeping a diary .” Pablo Picasso 50. Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one .” Stella Adler
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51. To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist .” Schumann 52. I want to touch people with my art. I want them to say 'he feels
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