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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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Painting a Melody

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“You put down one color and it calls for an answer. You have to look at it like a melody.” -Romare Bearden

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The Artist

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“All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind, from inner stillness” -Eckhart Tolle

“The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize” -Robert Hughes

“The artist has to be something life a whale swimming with his mouth open, absorbing everything until he has what he really needs” -Romare Bearden

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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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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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