Monthly Archives: January 2014

No 236 Patrick Heron

“The flavour of words is intensely anti-visual. Strictly speaking painting cannot be written about.” Patrick Heron, who was born on 30 January 1920.  

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No 235 Alfred Sisley

“I always start a painting with the sky.” Alfred Sisley who died 29 January 1899.

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No 234 Patrick Caulfield

“Pottery was an excuse for me to use a lot of colour.” Patrick Caulfield who was born on January 29, 1936.  

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No 233 Jackson Pollock

“Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.” Jackson Pollock who was born January 28, 1912.  

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No 232 Samuel Palmer

“It seems to me the charm of etching is the glimmering through of the white paper even in the shadows so that almost everything sparkles or suggest sparkles.” Samuel Palmer who was born 27 January 1805.  

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No 231 Jane Morris/Dante Gabriel Rossetti

“If God in his wisdom have brought close The day when I must die, That day by water or fire or air My feet shall fall in the destined snare Wherever my road may lie.” Dante Gabriel Rossetti who drew … Continue reading

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No 230 Amedeo Modigliani

“Happiness is an angel with a serious face.” Amedeo Modigliani, who died on January 24, 1920.

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