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Monthly Archives: December 2013
“You must be able to walk firmly on the ground before you start walking on a tightrope.” Henri Matisse, who was born on 31st December 1869. Happy Birthday to Henri and a Happy New Year to the rest of you!
“The space must be a kind of showcase, a stage, on which the pictures make their appearance as actors in a drama (or comedy). It should not imitate a living space.” El Lissitzky, who died 30th December 1941
“Until 1901 when I started for Paris, I existed only; from that time a chance was given to me to live.” William Henry Jr Singer, who died December 29th 1943
“I’m a bit claustrophobic, I don’t like crowds, I live by the sea – that’s what I see when I come out of my house in Bridlington.” David Hockney Ludolf Backhuysen was born on 28th December 1631. I’ve not been … Continue reading
“I hardly need to abstract things, for each object is unreal enough already, so unreal that I can only make it real by means of painting.” Max Beckmann, who died 27th December 1950
“Art is a she-devil of a mistress, and if at times in earlier days she would not even stoop to my way of thinking, I have persevered and will so continue.” Frederic Remington, who died 26th December 1909.
“I am not what I am. I am what I do with my hands.” Louise Bourgeois, who was born on 25th December 1911.