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The Artist

Quotes- Eckhart Tolle, Robert Hughes,Romare Bearden

“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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Ansel Adams

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November 18, 2014 · 9:30 pm

Creativity takes Courage

Henri Matisse

“Creativity takes courage” -Henri Matisse

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Behind the Times

“Contrary to general belief, an artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs.”

Edgard Varese



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Can’t Live, Go, Do, Say… At Least I Paint as I Want to


One day seven years ago I found myself saying to myself – I can’t live where I want to – I can’t go where I want to go – I can’t do what I want to – I can’t even say what I want to… I decided I was a very stupid fool not to at least paint as I wanted to. -Georgia O’Keeffe

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Idea(s) + Inspiration + Time

Miranda July 1

“I actually don’t have a great surplus of ideas. Some evolve very slowly, over many years, but I sort of trust that all of the interesting ones will become something that I eventually end up doing.”

-Miranda July

“Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up.”

-Chuck Close

“You have to be willing to spend time making things for no known reason.”

-Lynda Barry


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International Klein Blue


“I am against the line and all its consequences: contours, forms, composition. All paintings of whatever sort, figuratives or abstract, seem to me like prison windows in which the lines, precisely are the bars”

                                                                                                                                               –Yves Klein

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