Monthly Archives: November 2013

No 164 Paul Klee

“Colour is the place where our brain and the universe meet.” Paul Klee

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No 163 Marc Chagall

“All colours are the friends of their neighbours and the lovers of their opposites.” Marc Cagall

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No 162 Georgia O’Keeffe

“Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing.  Making your unknown known is the important thing.”  Georgia O’Keeffe

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No 161 James McNeil Whistler

“As music is the poetry of sound, so is painting the poetry of sight.” James McNeil Whistler

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No 160 Berthe Morisot

“It is important to express oneself, provided the feelings are real and are taken from your own experience.” Berthe Morisot

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No 159 Vincent van Gogh

“Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion.” Voncent van Gogh

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No 158 David Hockney

“Drawing is rather like playing chess: your mind races ahead of the moves that you eventually make.” David Hockney

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N0 157 Henri Cartier-Bresson

“Photography  is an immediate reaction; drawing is a meditation.” Henri Cartier-Bresson

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No 156 Francis Picabia

“Our heads are round so that our thinking can change directions.” Francis Picabia, Cubist, Dadaist, Surrealist and Abstract Artist.

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No 155 C R W Nevinson

“All artists should go to the front to strengthen their art by a worship of physical and moral courage and a fearless desire of adventure, risk and daring and free themselves from the canker of professors, archaeologists, cicerones, antiquaries and … Continue reading

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