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Re: quotes -- Long

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Ckart (ckupcin)
Sat, 19 Jun 1999 09:30:29 -0600


>Hi,
>read your post to the Arts Ed Net list - do you have the list of quotes
>from the Schools Arts mags? I'd love to have a copy if it's not too
>much trouble - TIA
>
>Peggi B

In random order, they are:

Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth. . . . Pablo Picasso

Treat nature in terms of the cylinder, the sphere, the cone, all in
perspective. . . . Paul Cezanne

Art lies hidden in nature. . . . Albrecht Durer

The artist is a mirror. . . . Jean Cocteau

My fascination is with buildings and ruins. But there's more fascination
with life and its positive aspects. . . . Beverly Buchanan

Whatever the artist makes is always some kind of self portrait. . . . Marisol

Art is the signature of civilizations. . . . Beverly Sills

Art is an ideal within the four corners of an image. . . . Benedetta Croce

A good portrait...has more than just accurate features. It has some other
thing. . . . Alice Neel

You must bring the artist into the world yourself. . . . Willa Cather

Architecture is inhabited sculpture. . . . Constantin Brancusi

Where is the mirror in the world to reveal who I am? . . . Miriam Schapiro

Once my paintings get started...they take on a life of their own, and often
that's the way things take place. They come from a mysterious place
within. . . . Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

All my work is inspired by stories, or leads into stories. . . . Roger
Shimomura

My pictures express my life and experiences...I paint the American scene. .
. . Jacob Lawrence

Art is not the reflection of reality, it is the reality of that reflection.
. . . Jean-luc Godard

Art consists in bringing something into existence. . . . Aristotle

Art is...not what you see but what you make others see. . . . Edgar Degas

Art, it seems, to me, should simplify. . . . Willa Cather

A really intelligent artist is a scholar first, awriter or poet second, and
an artist third or fourth. . . . Hung Liu, 1994

I feel as if I am excavating from the past in order to express my own
sensibilities, to reveal my inner self buried like the obscure mysterious,
hidden from view. . . . Richard Cleaver

And now I give you a little piece of my heart in my art. . . . Carmen Lomas
Garza

Painting is your own inner psychological architecture made visible. . . .
Jane Wilson

I feel as if I live in the midst of a large painting and I can pick and
choose parts of it to examine. . . . Theodore Waddell, 1992

There is no must in art because...art is free. . . . Vasily Kandinsky

I think the only way you can produce art that really makes changes is to be
willing to take the risk of being thought of as silly. . . . Tom Nakashima,
1990

Art is nothing more than the shadow of humanity. . . . Henry James

In general it can be said that a nations's art is greatest when it most
reflects the character of its people. . . . Edward Hopper

Art is nature as seen through a temperament. . . . Jean Baptiste Camille Corot

The artist is born to be the receptor, the condenser, the transmitter and
the reflector of the aspirations, the desires, and the hopes of his age. .
. . Diego Rivera

Art belongs to all times and all countries. . . . George Sand

Every animal leaves traces of what it was; man alone leaves traces of what
he created. . . . Jacob Bronowski

********* Source School Arts Magazine(s)