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Make Some Statements in Shapes and Colors

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“If you’re any kind of artist, you make a miraculous journey, and you come back and make some statements in shapes and colors of where you were.” -Romare Bearden

 

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Revolution

cezanne quote2“The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.”

Paul Cezanne

 

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One Really Beautiful Wrist Motion

Helen Frankenthaler quote2“One really beautiful wrist motion, that is synchronized with your head and heart, and you have it. It looks as if it were born in a minute” -Helen Frankenthaler

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Dancing about Architecture

Laurie Anderson

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March 7, 2015 · 9:22 pm

‘Unwordable’ & ‘Unformable’ Things

 

 

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“It’s all the unwordable things one wants to write about, just as it’s all the unformable things one wants to paint” -Emily Carr

 

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Creativity & Timelessness

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December 27, 2014 · 1:44 pm

Louise Bourgeois

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Art is a guaranty of sanity. That is the most important thing I have said.

An artist can show things that other people are terrified of expressing.

To be an artist, you need to exist in a world of silence.

-Louise Bourgeois

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Andre Breton

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“The imaginary is what tends to become real.”

“The man who cannot visualize a horse galloping on a tomato is an idiot.”

“The mind which plunges into surrealism, relives with burning excitement the best part of childhood”

-Andre Breton

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Creativity takes Courage

Henri Matisse

“Creativity takes courage” -Henri Matisse

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Abstract Quotes

“The more frightening the world becomes…the more art becomes abstract”

-Kandinsky

“They are imbeciles who call my work abstract. That which they call abstract is the most realistic, because what is real is not the exterior but the idea, the essence of things.”

– Brancusi

“Objects damage pictures.”

-Kandinsky

“Abstraction is real, probably more real than nature. I prefer to see with closed eyes.”

-Albers

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