Quotes: painting

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  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
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    A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting.
  • Joyce Carey
    Joyce Carey
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    A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.
  • Joyce Cary
    Joyce Cary
    Irish novelist 1888-1957
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    A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry, a hundred in dress.
  • Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
    Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
    French authors who wrote several books together
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    A painting in a museum probably hears more foolish remarks than anything else in the world.
  • Mao Tse-Tung
    Mao Tse-Tung
    Chinese politician 1893-1976
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    A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another.
  • Mary McCarthy
    Mary McCarthy
    American author 1912-1989
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    A society person who is enthusiastic about modern painting or Truman Capote is already half a traitor to his class. It is middle-class people who, quite mistakenly, imagine that a lively pursuit of the latest in reading and painting will advance their status in the world.
  • Scott Glenn
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    Acting in movies is to put colors on an easel for the director to paint his own painting with in the editing room, long after I've left.
  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
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    Ah, lives of men! When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture; when misfortune comes - A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.
  • Albrecht Durer
    Albrecht Durer
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    And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting, I have decided to teach its rudiments and principles to all youngsters eager for art.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Art is a jealous mistress; and if a man have a genius for painting, poetry, music, architecture or philosophy, he makes a bad husband and an ill provider.
  • Bryan Ferry
    Bryan Ferry
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    But when I started writing songs, I stopped painting completely, and the only art things I do are connected to the career, like album sleeves and, to some extent, posters and things like that.
  • Bo Burnham
    Bo Burnham
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    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.
  • Joseph Joubert
    Joseph Joubert
    French writer 1754-1824
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    Drawing is speaking to the eye; talking is painting to the ear.
  • Each painting has its own way of evolving... When the painting is finished, the subject reveals itself.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Every good painter invents a new way of painting.
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