Painters And Painting Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 35 Quotes About Painters And Painting

#1. I don't like to make a distinction between the writer and the painter , finally , because I do both things anyway . Everybody's dreaming and trying to put down their dreams in the way that their hand knows best . I feel as much a unity , as much comradeship , with painters as I do writers . - Author: Clive Barker
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#2. When we digital artists talk about painting on the computer, that is exactly what we do. The paints we use are pixels, the brush we use is a pressure sensitive pen. The colors are the same as painters use, and how we get to the final image is the same gut wrenching way. - Author: Donald Lambert
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#3. Painters strike me as having warm uncomplicated friendships and probably more natural generosity than the practitioners of any other art. Perhaps this is because painting is such a portable, flexible thing. - Author: Paul Theroux
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#4. How are we going to make painters by lecturing to them? We are going to make questioners, doubters, and talkers. We are going to make painters by painting ourselves, and by showing the paintings of others. By working frankly from our convictions, we are going to make them work frankly from theirs. - Author: William Morris Hunt
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#6. When you talk about painters and you talk about painters painting masterpieces, there is no painter who painted only one painting and that was a masterpiece. You have to do a whole bunch of paintings to get to the place of mastering your craft. - Author: Walter Mosley
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#7. I liked drawing and painting, because the only failure would be to listen to the doubters who wanted me to stop drawing and painting because 'you aren't going to make a living doing that.' I liked looking in art books at the work of painters. - Author: Billy Childish
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#8. In England, there is a dividing line between artists and illustrators, who are thought inferior to painters. Well, that's absolute rubbish. Some of the most creative work is being done in children's books. In Japan, everything is art. They don't say painting is better than ceramics or dress design. - Author: Brian Wildsmith
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#9. Right now, scientists are in exactly the same position as Renaissance painters, commissioned to make the portrait the patron wants done, And if they are smart, they'll make sure their work subtly flatters the patron. Not overtly. Subtly. - Author: Michael Crichton
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#10. The painters have no copyright on modern art! ... I believe in, and make no apologies for, photography: it is the most important graphic medium of our day. It does not have to be, indeed cannot be - compared to painting - it has different means and aims. - Author: Edward Weston
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#11. When I say be creative I don't mean that you should all go and become great painters and great poets. I simply mean let your life be a painting, let your life be a poem. - Author: Osho
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#12. Painters and poets have liberty to lie. - Author: Robert Burns
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#13. Painters are not in any way unsociable through pride, but either because they find few pursuits equal to painting, or in order not to corrupt themselves with the useless conversation of idle people, and debase the intellect from the lofty imaginations in which they are always absorbed. - Author: Michelangelo
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#14. I counterfeited Mark Kostabi's artworks. During the eighties, Mark didn't paint his own paintings. Instead, he had other artists painting them, and he just added his signature. So what I did was to use some of the same painters, and signed his name myself. - Author: Andy Behrman
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#15. One learns about painting by looking at and imitating other painters. - Author: Frank Stella
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#16. Painters ... are the most lively observers of what passes in the world about them, and the closest observers of what passes in their own minds. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#17. At Sarah Lawrence, I realized that everybody was already what they were going to be. The painters were painting, the writers writing, the dancers dancing. And nobody wore any makeup. The art was uppermost. - Author: Alice Walker
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#18. A lot of painters listen to music, I think, while they paint. But I hate to do that. It's a horror. I can't really listen to the music. I'm not really concentrating on it, and I'm not really concentrating on the painting. - Author: David Lynch
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#19. Usually when painters use photographs, they enlarge and copy them and simply make a large, boring painting of a large, boring photograph. - Author: Duane Michals
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#20. All the painters who appear in our museums are
failures at painting; the only people ever talked
about are failures; the world is divided into two
categories of people: failures and those unknown. - Author: Francis Picabia
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#21. Painting is a field that attracts a lot of lazy people. You can just sort of sit and wait for things to come to you. I know a lot of painters who'll sit and chat it up all night. But God, I just can't do that. - Author: Jamie Wyeth
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#22. To a large extent, the problems of poets are the problems of painters and poets must often turn to the literature of painting for a discussion of their own problems. - Author: Wallace Stevens
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#23. But I was in awe of the painters; I mean I was new in New York, and I thought the painting that was going on here was just unbelievable. - Author: Robert Rauschenberg
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#24. It is not right for painters to think that painting is like prostitution, that 'first you do it for love, then you do it for others, and finally you do it for money. - Author: Ad Reinhardt
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#25. While great leaders may be as rare as great runners, great actors, or great painters, everyone has leadership potential, just as everyone has some ability at running, acting, and painting. - Author: Warren G. Bennis
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#26. I think that in the last twenty years or so, there's been a new kind of honesty in painting where painters have been very proud of paint and have let it behave openly. - Author: Robert Rauschenberg
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#27. Painters work from the ground up. The latest version of a painting overlays earlier versions, and obliterates them. Writers, on the other hand, work from left to right. The discardable chapters are on the left. - Author: Annie Dillard
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#28. Painters should shut up and paint and when we stop painting we should dance or have sex or get a massage or take a shower and we shouldn't be talking about painting. - Author: Chris Martin
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#29. Studio Ghosts: When you're in the studio painting, there are a lot of people in there with you - your teachers, friends, painters from history, critics ... and one by one if you're really painting, they walk out. And if you're really painting YOU walk out. - Author: Philip Guston
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#30. Art always used to involve spirit. Painters painted spirit. They painted by commission things to go into churches, and that was painting spirit. Or they would paint people of wealth, and they would try to show how they had power, and again, this is sort of spirit. - Author: Brian Froud
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#31. Being a painter, I ought to say why in pictures people's faces are painted green and red. - Author: Kazimir Malevich
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#32. Abstraction in photography is ridiculous, and is only an imitation of painting. We stopped imitating painters a hundred years ago, so to imitate them in this day and age is laughable. - Author: Berenice Abbott
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#33. [If] it were possible to watch composing in the same way that one can watch painting, if composers could have _ateliers_ as did painters, then it would be clear how superfluous the music theorist is and how he is just as harmful as the art academies. - Author: Arnold Schoenberg
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#34. Like painting, most software is intended for a human audience. And so hackers, like painters, must have empathy to do really great work. - Author: Paul Graham
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#35. Painting doesn't freeze time. It circulates and recycles time like a wheel that turns. Those who were first might well be last. Painting is a very slow art. It doesn't travel with the speed of light. That's why dead painters shine so bright. - Author: Marlene Dumas
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