Monthly Archives: April 2014

No 325 The Milkman

“There will be no Art Quotes during May. Sorry!” The Milkman

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No 324 Frank Auerbach

“To put down an ideogram of a table so that people will recognize it as a table is not the work of a painter, but to sense it for a moment as a magic carpet with a leg hanging down … Continue reading

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No 323 Yves Klein

“Blue has no dimensions; it is beyond dimensions, whereas the other colours are not… All colours arouse specific associative ideas… while blue suggests at most the sea and sky, and they, after all, are in actual, visible nature what is … Continue reading

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No 322 I M Pei

“I believe that architecture is a pragmatic art. To become art it must be built on a foundation of necessity.” I. M. Pei, the architect of the Louvre Pyramid, was born on April 26, 1917.

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No 321 Eugene Delacroix

“Everyone knows that yellow, orange, and red suggest ideas of joy and plenty.” Eugene Delacroix who was born on April 26, 1798.

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No 320 Cy Twombly

“When I work, I work very fast, but preparing to work can take any length of time.” Cy Twombly who was born on April 25, 1928.

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No 319 Bridget Riley

“I work with nature, although in completely new terms.” Bridget Riley who was born on April 24, 1931. Today is her 83rd birthday.

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