Monday, August 12, 2013


"It has been said that art is a tryst, for in the joy of it maker and beholder meet."   --Kojuro Tomita

"Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in." 
--Amy Lowell

"Art is....a question mark  in the minds of those who want to know what's happening."  --Aaron Howard

"The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do."   --Pablo Picasso

"Art is indeed not the bread but the wine of life." 
--Jean Paul Richter

"Colors are the deeds and sufferings of light."
--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Art doesn't have to matter to a lot of people to matter a lot."
--Jeb Dickerson

"What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art."  --Augustus St Gaudens

"Art is spirituality in drag."   --Jennifer Yane

"An artists career always begins tomorrow."  --James Whistler

"Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere."
--G K  Chesterton

"A great artist is always before his time or behind it."
--George Moore

"While I recognize the necessity for a basis of observed reality, true art lies in a reality that is felt."
--Odilon Redon

"Art is when you hear a knocking from your soul -- and you answer."  --Terri Guellimets

"Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together."  --John Ruskin

Image above, "WINTER" by Parker Kaufman, 6 x 9 cardstock composition.

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