Sunday, October 19, 2014
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
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
Louise Nevelson - Shadows and Flags - NYC 1977
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 CarrTomorrow 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".
Emily Carr - Kitwancool
I hope you enjoy the last few hours of your weekend.