Sunday, October 19, 2014

Inspiration Sunday

Welcome to Inspiration Sunday.  I hope you have been enjoying the weekend.
I have some quotes from all different kinds of artists for you today.  Some you may not have heard of so I have some links attached to their names, so if you have any further interest.
I hope this will give you some inspiration for this coming week!

It takes a certain maturity of mind to accept that nature works as steadily in rust as in rose petals. ~Esther Warner Dendel
I don't express myself in my paintings.  I express my not-self.  ~Mark Rothko
Mark Rothko Room - Tate Modern
I have discovered that the unasked-for accident can be the salvation of what you are doing.  ~Stephen De Staebler 
Stephen De Staebler - Winged Victory
The further I go, the sorrier I am about how little I know:  it is this that bothers me the most.  ~Claude Monet
I have never liked the middle ground - the most boring place in the world.  ~Louise Nevelson
Louise Nevelson - Shadows and Flags - NYC 1977
Only just now awakening after years of materialism, our soul is still infected with the despair born of unbelief, of lack of purpose and aim.  ~Wassily Kandinsky
Wassily Kandinsky - Flood Improvisation
Something awful happens to a person who grows up as a creative kid and suddenly find no creative outlet as an adult.  ~Judy Blume
Art thaws even the frozen, darkened soul, opening it to lofty spiritual experience.  ~Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
I begin to feel an enormous need to become savage and to create a new world.  ~Paul Gauguin
Paul Gauguin - Washerwomen at Roubine du Roi
The artist himself may not think he is religious, but if he is sincere his sincerity in itself is religion.  ~Emily Carr
Emily Carr - Kitwancool
Tomorrow I will continue along with my research of each artist listed as having been in the WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution show in 2007 and I am now to the artists on the list who's last names begin with the letter "B".

I hope you enjoy the last few hours of your weekend.

'Til tomorrow!


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