Monthly Archives: July 2013

No 53 Andy Warhol

“I’d asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, “Well, what do you love most?” That’s how I started painting money.”  Andy Warhol. A couple of days ago, I posted about art … Continue reading

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No 52 John W Gardner

“Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” John W Gardner John W Gardner was  Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare under President Lyndon Johnson.

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No 51 Plutarch

“Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.” Plutarch I am trying to post this using the quick post link on the toolbar. I don’t know if it will post properly. I’m still having problems with ‘This page … Continue reading

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No 50 Clara Schumann

“Is an artist much more than a beggar?” Clara Schumann Sorry that the fiftieth Art Quote has appeared a day late. I was in Liverpool and my computer was in Bolton!

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No 49 Robert Schumann

“To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts – such is the duty of the artist.”  Robert Schumann This is Schumann Weekend. Today’s quote is from Mr Schumann. Guess who tomorrow’s quote is from?! (No prizes!)

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No 48 Paul Klee

“A drawing is simply a line going for a walk.” Paul Klee There is an exhibition of Klee’s work at the Tate Modern later this year.

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No 47 Arthur Schopenhauer

“Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.”  Arthur Schopenhauer Arthur Schopenhauer was a nineteenth century German philosopher.

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