Painting The World Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Painting The World

#1. What I could have done in real life only by throwing a bomb which would have led to the scaffold I tried to achieve in painting by using color of maximum purity. In this way I satisfied my urge to destroy old conventions, to disobey in order to re-create a tangible, living, and liberated world. - Author: Maurice De Vlaminck
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#2. Being with my wife and children in Kauai, seeing old friends there, being on the beach, painting, paddleboarding. Sitting under a Kauai moon with a bonfire going, buddies around. Those are the things that kind of make my world turn. - Author: Pierce Brosnan
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#3. When a painter thinks to disengage from the world outside himself and fantasies unprecedented forms he thinks he will make a painting, he finds in this expression the same effect - I would even say the same picture - that he had unconsciously acquired by his habit to experience reality intensely. - Author: Pierre Alechinsky
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#4. Never trust an ugly woman. She's got a grudge against the world,' said Grandma who was no oil painting herself. - Author: Richard Peck
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#5. With a painting, you're taking basic building blocks and making something that's more complex than what you started with. It is a synthetic process. A photograph does the opposite: It takes the world, and puts an order on it, simplifies it. - Author: Stephen Shore
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#6. A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world. - Author: Edmond De Goncourt
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#7. My struggle has been to return painting to the tangible object, which is like returning the personality to touching and feeling the world around it, to offset the tendency to vagueness and abstraction. To remind people of practical activity, to suggest the sense and not to escape from the senses. - Author: Claes Oldenburg
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#8. Summer-damn-Quinn saw the world as if it was a painting waiting to be created. I only saw her. - Author: Kelly Moran
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#9. Looking at paintings was a huge part of finding my way into the lush world of the 18th century. - Author: Rebecca Miller
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#10. Each painting is its own world, but a lot of times I do see the paintings as one page from a story. You can imagine what has happened before or after. Sometimes they are worded as being a part of a story, especially the paintings where characters are in conversation. - Author: Neil Farber
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#11. It is this research into pure painting that is the problem at the present moment. I do not know any painters in Paris who are really searching for this ideal world. - Author: Robert Delaunay
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#12. The moon was up, painting the world silver, making things look just a little more alive. - Author: N.D. Wilson
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#13. When we find a painting or a novel or a musical we love, we are briefly connected to the best that human beings are capable of, in ourselves and others, and we are reminded that our path through the world must intersect with others. Whether we like it or not, we are not alone. - Author: Andy Miller
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#14. Especially in the world today, where science rightfully is so important in terms of technology, innovation, telecom, Internet, fighting diseases, I think it's equally important that poetry and painting have their share of support. - Author: Leon Black
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#15. With a stroke of love on the canvas of my soul I'm painting a perfect world with shades of Michelangelo With each promise made in every heart that knows we can live in a perfect world in shades of Michelangelo I hear songs of children echo in the sky I hear songs of children a tomorrow so bright! - Author: Belinda Carlisle
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#16. Pop Art looks out into the world. It doesn't look like a painting of something, it looks like the thing itself. - Author: Roy Lichtenstein
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#17. In our world, in which religious images are losing their meaning, in which our customs are getting more and more secular, we are losing our sense of the eternal. I think it's a loss that has done a great deal of damage to modern art. Painting is a return to origins. - Author: Antoni Tapies
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#18. When you think of painting as painting it is rather absurd. The real world is before us - glorious sunlight and activity and fresh air, and high speed motor cars and television, all the animation - a world apart from a little square of canvas that you smear paint on. - Author: Wayne Thiebaud
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#19. ...belief that a painting is a window onto another world requires a leap of faith, a willingness to be won over by what lies within the frame. - Author: Sarah Ganz Blyth
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#20. Painting and happiness. I would like my dear readers who have given close attention to my story and my fate to bear these two things in mind, as they are the genesis of my world. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#21. Unlike the marks of a painting, the photo seems to organize its 'opinions' in relation to the world; even when the photographs have clearly been manipulated, the 'opinions' seem to have all the more force, with the suggested 'participation of the world' articulating that 'opinion' as a difference. - Author: Joseph Kosuth
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#22. Experience is real. Painting, which comes out of experience, is real. The world is an illusion. - Author: Walter Darby Bannard
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#23. 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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#24. Imagine painting all the statues in the world in the color of the sky - Author: Yoko Ono
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#25. It was then that we connected. His sound bounced through my head and out my eyes, painting my world with new shades of color. I still remember the smile that unnoticeably took my face as I inched for another touch. - Author: Charles Lee
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#26. I tried different techniques during my career, but I especially fell in love with painting with oil and pallette-knife. Every artwork is the result of long painting process; every canvas is born during the creative search; every painting is full of my inner world. - Author: Leonid Afremov
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#27. I'm never interested in the painting being a mirror to culture. I think that's really boring. What I'm interested in is painting as an affective space. The place where the hierarchies of the world can be rearranged within the space of a painting. And they can be articulated in different ways. - Author: Dana Schutz
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#28. Pop Art is industrial painting. I think the meaning of my work is that it is industrial, it's what all the world will soon become. Europe will be the same way, soon, it won't be American; it will be universal. - Author: Roy Lichtenstein
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#29. I'm sick of the foodies who need every morsel that goes into their mouth to be a Picasso painting, a Giacometti sculpture, a Proust novel, evoking the world with each crumb. - Author: Jessi Klein
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#30. I'd like to get all the colors in the world into one painting - Author: Willem De Kooning
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#31. For years, I went around the world looking and then painting, but now I have to think first and then paint. It's driven me to find the design concept first, and to rely on my memory and technical skills to supply only those details that are needed. - Author: Milford Zornes
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#32. It is commonplace to talk as if the world "has" meaning, to ask what "is" the meaning of a phrase, a gesture, a painting, a contract. Yet when thought about, it is clear that events are devoid of meaning until someone assigns it to them. - Author: Dean C. Barnlund
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#33. ALIF: Painting brings to life what the mind sees, as a feast for the eyes.
LAM: What the eye sees in the world enters the painting to the degree that it serves the mind.
MIM: Consequently, beauty is the eye discovering in our own world what the mind already knows. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#34. I do believe that painting can change the world. - Author: David Hockney
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#35. If my time has come I shall have nothing to complain of. For fifty-tree years I have been painting; so I have been able to devote myself entirely to what I loved best in the world. I had never suffered poverty; I had good parents and excellent friends; I can only thank God. - Author: Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
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#36. When we are writing, or painting, or composing, we are, during the time of creativity, freed from normal restrictions, and are opened to a wider world, where colors are brighter, sounds clearer, and people more wondrously complex than we normally realize. - Author: Madeleine L'Engle
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#37. If the world could remain within a frame like a painting on the wall, I think we'd see the beauty then and stand staring in awe. - Author: Conor Oberst
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#38. It seems impossible that she could have liked someone like Mitchell when there was someone like this guy in the world, someone tall and lanky, with tousled hair and startling green eyes and a speck of mustard on his chin, like the one small imperfection that makes the whole painting work somehow. - Author: Jennifer E. Smith
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#39. Wherever you are in the world, there's always something about the Australian light. There's something about the sharpness of it, something about the clarity of it, something about the colours of Australia. And hopefully, something optimistic about Australian painting too. - Author: Ken Done
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#40. You come back to the beginning. That's why in the "Searching for the Ox" sequence, at the very end of that sequence of the Zen paintings, we're back in the world again. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#41. Out to sea, the calm lagoon waters were darkening, while the comets overhead glowed brighter, omens in the gloaming. - Author: Julian May
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#42. My painting Two Worlds actually changed the way people see the world. - Author: Robert Lyn Nelson
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#43. Because: if our secrets define us, as opposed to the face we show the world: then the painting was the secret that raised me above the surface of life and enabled me to know who I am. And it's there: in my notebooks, every page, even though it's not. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#44. Surrealism in painting amounted to little more than the contents of a meagerly stocked dream world: a few witty fantasies, mostly wet dreams and agoraphobic nightmares. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#45. The painting world is awash with people who cannot paint. This is a condition that would not be tolerated in other professions such as Dentistry, Medicine, or among members of the Airline Pilot's Association. - Author: Robert Genn
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#46. Little deer, I've stuffed all the world's diseases inside you. / Your veins are thorns // and the good cells are lost in the deep dark woods / of your organs. - Author: Pascale Petit
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#47. Color is one of the great things in the world that makes life worth living to me and as I have come to think of painting it is my efforts to create an equivalent with paint color for the world, life as I see it. - Author: Georgia O'Keeffe
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#48. Portrait: The Boy with All the Keys in the World with All the Locks - Author: Jandy Nelson
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#49. In fairness, I don't think that everyone understands what I say, but I think they understand part of it and part of what the issues are ... Just the same way that people like a good painting, I think people really like understanding, knowing about the world. - Author: Lisa Randall
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#50. With regard to life, modern painting is a revolutionary activity ... We need it in order to transform the world into a more humane place where mankind can live in liberty ... We must accept these things with passion. It means that we must live imaginatively. - Author: Wifredo Lam
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#51. The most joyous painting is not done for the art world, it is done for the inner world. - Author: Michael Leunig
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#52. Living is art.
Breathing and heart beating is music.
Seeing is painting the world with our eyes.
Touching is sculpting the shape of everything.
Life is the most intense art of all. - Author: Jacob Nordby
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#53. The most important thing in art is The Frame. For painting: literally; for other arts: figuratively
because, without this humble appliance, you can't know where The Art stops and The Real World begins. You have to put a 'box' around it because otherwise, what is that shit on the wall? - Author: Frank Zappa
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#54. It's funny, when things go on the internet now and people say 'that's not real,' well, that's what painting's always done - it's taken things from the world and said, Look how much more real this is now. - Author: Margaux Williamson
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#55. What do you think an artist is? ... he is a political being, constantly aware of the heart breaking, passionate, or delightful things that happen in the world, shaping himself completely in their image. Painting is not done to decorate apartments. It is an instrument of war. - Author: Pablo Picasso
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#56. The world of the cinema and of painting are very different; precisely, the possibilities of photography and the cinema reside in that unlimited fantasy which is born of things themselves ... a piece of sugar can become on the screen larger than an infinite perspective of gigantic buildings. - Author: Salvador Dali
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#57. The visible is how we orient ourselves. It remains our principal source of information about the world. Painting reminds us of what is absent. What we don't see anymore. - Author: Squeak Carnwath
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#58. When I open my eyes to a painting, it is as though everything has changed and will never be the same again. Colors look more vivid, the lines and edges of objects sharper, and I fall in love with the world and all its beauty - the tragedies and love stories on the faces of people walking by, - Author: Eleanor Brown
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#59. What is the use of good painting? We want a spell cast upon the optical part of our existence! We seldom really see the world, but when we do, we become as still as a picture. - Author: Robert Musil
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#60. Every milieu has something ridiculous about it - film-making, the music world, painting - because people who take themselves seriously become funny pretty quickly. - Author: Rebecca Miller
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#61. The world somehow is always the same. The only thing that can improve is the individual life. One can live a good life. One can give life a meaning. Either by drinking oneself to death or by painting oneself to death or by loving oneself to death. - Author: Odd Nerdrum
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#62. Nothing in the whole world is of interest to me but my painting and my flowers. - Author: Claude Monet
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#63. Painting puts me into an alpha state. It's a private event. I make all the decisions in the process and never have to deal with the outside world. - Author: Callum Keith Rennie
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#64. Now he stood in the farthest end of the cave, in front of the great lion chase he had watched Thorn paint so long ago. He saw again: it was by far the greatest painting in the the cave, maybe the world. Maybe it would always be the greatest painting. - Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
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#65. Surface is a modernist concept. What surface does is to encourage one to see the painting as object rather than as a window on the world. - Author: Kay WalkingStick
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#66. You take a painting, you have a white, virginal piece of canvas that is the world of purity, and then you put your imagery on it, and you try to bring it back to the original purity. - Author: Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
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#67. If you ask me what the world looks like to me, it looks like a painting by Pissarro. - Author: Ernst Gombrich
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#68. In painting I try to make some logic out of the world that has been given to me in chaos. I have a very pretentious idea that I want to make life, I want to make sense out of it. The fact that I am doomed to failure - that doesn't deter me in the least. - Author: Grace Hartigan
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#69. In my world, history comes down to language and art. No one cares much about what battles were fought, who won them and who lost them - unless there is a painting, a play, a song or a poem that speaks of the event. - Author: Theodore Bikel
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#70. Vladimir Putin bribed a soccer official with a Picasso painting so he would support Russia's bid to host the 2018 World Cup. Putin was like, 'It wasn't Picasso, just picture of what his face would look like if he said no.' (Nose over here, eye up here, ear in forehead.) - Author: Jimmy Fallon
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#71. If it weren't for how esoteric the art world likes to be, I would love actually to play the music in the shows, painting the music that influences me most. - Author: Damian Loeb
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#72. The edge in modern painting is charged with neurosis; it meets a world that no longer confirms it but which is hostile or at best indifferent. - Author: Andrew Graham-Dixon
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#73. Through a painting we can see the whole world. - Author: Hans Hofmann
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#74. When you start working, everybody is in your studio- the past, your friends, enemies, the art world, and above all, your own ideas- all are there. But as you continue painting, they start leaving, one by one, and you are left completely alone. Then, if you are lucky, even you leave. - Author: John Cage
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#75. I know the world that I am painting is not a reality. It is a whim, an entertainment to provoke something in people, whether as escapism or relief. I think that is very valid. - Author: Tim Walker
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#76. I do not pose my sitters. I do not deliberate and then concoct ... Before painting, when I talk to the person, they unconsciously assume their most characteristic pose, which in a way involves all their character and social standing - what the world has done to them and their retaliation. - Author: Alice Neel
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#77. No one can really explain in a rational way what makes a good photograph or a bad photograph ... This is why the art world will not throw billions of dollars at photography the way it has at painting; and that is what makes it an exciting medium. - Author: David Wojnarowicz
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#78. I had been painting Kate Moss for a long time, both before the time of her crisis and during it. I felt very strongly for her - she's a hard-working mum and it seemed as if suddenly the world turned against her. Holy water cannot help you now is painted in very warm pretty colours ... - Author: Stella Vine
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#79. But in order to survive in this foreign world, I had to teach myself that love was very much like a painting. The negative space between people was just as important as the positive space we occupy. - Author: Alyson Richman
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#80. If I was painting or writing, I wouldn't veer away from things because they seemed unsavoury to me. So as an actor, I kind of think the same way. I should do things that are different and interesting and shed light on the craziness of the world. - Author: Josh Hartnett
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#81. Why do you paint, Nona?"...

'I paint first to honor God who paints the sunsets and oceans and human hearts. And second, I paint so I don't get cranky like so many of the old people in this world. - Author: Kimberly Stuart
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#82. I'm interested in painting the most beautifully compelling pictures and images and metaphors and stories and explanations possible that will put Jesus in language for a world that desperately needs to hear it. - Author: Rob Bell
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#83. 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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#84. The world of painting has nothing to do with the art world. - Author: Caio Fonseca
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#85. The small amount of people that control the discourse around painting - I thought that the whole museum world was just a bunch of phonies, and I didn't really want to have anything to do with it. I guess I did installations, in a funny way, because they couldn't be commodified. - Author: Fred Tomaselli
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#86. There is no reason not to consider the world as one gigantic painting, - Author: Robert Rauschenberg
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#87. Painting is a form of incarnation. It is spirit made manifest in the world. - Author: Jeffrey Smart
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#88. I think everyone on the planet is a fan of a painting because everyone is a fan of visual stimulation, but I've had freedom in the world [of painting] because I've kept it to myself. - Author: Scott Avett
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#89. It felt as if I had lived all my life inside a flat painting and only now had I stepped into the real world. - Author: Rosamund Hodge
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#90. You've influenced the world not because you wanted to hug it and cuddle it and call it sweet thing, but because one day you wanted to beat the crap out of somebody but you didn't. You made a painting instead. - Author: Libba Bray
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#91. The world is held together by lies. When I paint, I'm searching for the truth between them, but I'm no better at this than anyone else. Worse, probably. - Author: Gareth P. Jones
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#92. A painting is a symbol for the universe. Inside it, each piece relates to the other. Each piece is only answerable to the rest of that little world. So, probably in the total universe, there is that kind of total harmony, but we get only little tastes of it. - Author: Corita Kent
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#93. The longing for wisdom itself is wisdom' - 'search for a fixed point within yourself, my child, that the world cannot reach' - regard everything that happens as a lifeless painting and do not let yourself be touched by it, - Author: Gustav Meyrink
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#94. I had a growing feeling that most of the best art of the world in painting and sculpture had been done, and that this newest form [photography] was more related to the progress and tempo of modern science of the eye. - Author: Paul Outerbridge
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#95. Her last painting was of you, slouching against the front door: only your drowning I-had-a-lousy-Third-World-childhood-and-all-I-got-was-this-attitude eyes recognizable. - Author: Junot Diaz
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#96. If painting is no longer needed, it seems a pity that some of us are born into the world with such a passion for line and color. - Author: Mary Cassatt
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#97. When I was 18, I lived in Greenwich Village, New York, for nine months. At that time, I wanted to change the world, not through architecture, but through painting. I lived the artist's life, mingling with poets and writers, and working as a waiter. I was intrigued by the aliveness of the city. - Author: Christian De Portzamparc
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#98. When you come up in the art world, whatevers in the air, the issues of the moment, end up becoming part of the working method or modus operandi of how you think about doing a painting. And I came up at a time when-actually painting was dead when I came up. Sculpture sort of ruled. - Author: Chuck Close
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#99. I work on words, mostly, toward them being poetry or short stories, and then some of those become songs. They all find their place in the world, but they all start off in the same place. I'm always painting and drawing as well, and it's an ongoing creative assignment. - Author: P.J. Harvey
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#100. Anything can be art: painting stairs, raising a child, or organising a trip to the end of the world. It's the way you live that makes you either an artist, or an art connoisseur, or an unsatisfied critic. - Author: Mykyta Isagulov
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