Archive for the ‘Painter’ Category

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort…

February 6, 2012

Herm Albright

a painter and lithographer, born on January 29, 1876 in Mannheim, Germany.

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It doesn’t make much difference how the paint is put on as long as something has been said. Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement…

January 28, 2012

Happy 100th Birthday Jackson Pollock

To restrict the artist is a crime. It is to murder germinating life…

December 7, 2011

Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele (German pronunciation: [ˈʃiːlə], approximately SHEE-leh; June 12, 1890 – October 31, 1918) was an Austrian painter. A protégé of Gustav Klimt, Schiele was a major figurative painter of the early 20th century. His work is noted for its intensity, and the many self-portraits the artist produced. The twisted body shapes and the expressive line that characterize Schiele’s paintings and drawings mark the artist as an early exponent of Expressionism.

Get to the heart of what is before you and continue to express yourself as logically as possible…

November 28, 2011

Paul Cezanne

Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it…

November 26, 2011

Salvador Dali

If you really want to do it, you do it. There are no excuses…

November 25, 2011

Bruce Nauman

Bruce Nauman (born December 6, 1941 in Fort Wayne, Indiana) is a contemporary American artist. His practice spans a broad range of media including sculpture, photography, neon, video, drawing, printmaking, and performance. Nauman lives in Galisteo, New Mexico.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Nauman

An artist should never be a prisoner of himself, prisoner of style, prisoner of reputation, prisoner of success, etc…

November 22, 2011

Henri Matisse

All doors open to a hard push…

October 1, 2011

Irwin Greenberg

Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is always interesting…

September 22, 2011

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (German pronunciation: [ˈjoːhan ˈvɔlfɡaŋ fɔn ˈɡøːtə] ( listen), 28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer, pictorial artist, biologist, theoretical physicist, and polymath. He is considered the supreme genius of modern German literature. His works span the fields of poetry, drama, prose, philosophy, and science. His Faust has been called the greatest long poem of modern European literature. His other well-known literary works include his numerous poems, the Bildungsroman Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship, and the epistolary novel The Sorrows of Young Werther.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Wolfgang_von_Goethe

 

Don’t cater to the audience. Inspire the audience…

August 16, 2011

Ken Danby

Ken Danby, CM, O.Ont (March 6, 1940 – September 23, 2007) was a Canadian painter in the realist style.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Danby