gRAPHICaNATOMY

Further art discussions and notifications for the artwork of Sam Thorp

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

 

More art notes

Whenever I have to choose between two evils. I always like to try the one I haven’t tried before~ Mae West

Creative work is play. It is speculation using the materials of one’s chosen form. ~ Stephen Nachmanovitch

Each painting has its own way of evolving … When the painting is finished, the subject reveals itself. ~ Wilaom Baziotes

All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life. ~ M.L. Richards

To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits. Logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams. ~ Giorgio de Chirico

In a dark time, the eye begins to see. ~ Theodore Roethe

True life is lived when tiny changes occur. ~ Tolstoy

When you start a painting it is somewhat outside you. At the conclusion, you seem to more inside the painting. ~ Fernando Botero


Man can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown ~ Claude Bernard

Art is a technique of communications. The image is the most complete technique of all communication. ~ Calus Oldenberg

The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery ~ Francis Bacon

No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination~ Edward Hopper

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. ~ Alber Einstein

A painting is never finished- it simply stops in interesting places. ~ paul gardner

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