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Leonardo Da Vinci
Italian painter, inventor and musician 1452-1519
A good painter is to paint two main things, men and the working of man's mind.
American painter 1959-
All my siblings became artists. One's a novelist, my brother is a painter, my sister was a costume designer.
English art critic 1819-1900
An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our hills, and let him study there what nature understands by a buttress, and what by a dome.
Australian painter 1920-1999
Art doesn't alter things. It points things out, but it doesn't alter them. It can't, no matter what a painter wants to do.
English painter 1931-
As a painter today you have to work without that essential platform. But if one does not deceive oneself and accepts this lack of certainty, other things may come into play.Source: Bridget Riley: dialogues on art
American jazz pianist and composer 1929-1980
As the painter needs his framework of parchment, the improvising musical group needs its framework in time.Source: Kind of blue liner notes
Swiss artist 1879-1940
Color possesses me. I don't have to pursue it. It will possess me always, I know it. That is the meaning of this happy hour: Color and I are one. I am a painter.
American comedian, musician, actor and poet 1990-
Comedy is the one absolutely self-aware art form. Actually, hip-hop's another one, I suppose. Because in your songs you're talking about how good a hip-hop artist you are. It's like a painter painting a panting of himself painting a painting.
American poet 1941-
Cummings' career as a writer - and a painter - was as wobbly as his love life. He tried his hand at playwriting, satirical essays, and even a dance scenario for Lincoln Kirsten.
English writer 1894-1963
Every good painter invents a new way of painting.
American author and political activist 1941-
Heads of state are notoriously ill prepared for their mature careers; think of Adolf Hitler (landscape painter), Ho Chi Minh (seaman), and our own Ronald Reagan.
American-British poet and writer 1933-2020
I think a poet, like a painter, should be a craftsperson.
British painter and author 1882-1957
If the world would only build temples to Machinery in the abstract then everything would be perfect. The painter and sculptor would have plenty to do, and could, in complete peace and suitably honored, pursue their trade without further trouble.
Vincent Van Gogh
Dutch Painter 1853-1890
If you hear a voice within you saying, ''You are not a painter,'' then by all means paint… and that voice will be silenced.
American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright 1885-1951
In other countries, art and literature are left to a lot of shabby bums living in attics and feeding on booze and spaghetti, but in America the successful writer or picture-painter is indistinguishable from any other decent businessman.
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