Monthly Archives: May 2016

No 331 Frank Stella

“I don’t like to say I have given my life to art. I prefer to say art has given me my life.”  Frank Stella, who was born on May 12th 1936.

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No 330 Paul Gauguin

“Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams.” Paul Gauguin, who died on 8th May 1903.

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No 329 Clement Greenberg

“The superior artist is the one who knows how to be influenced.” Clement Greenberg, American art critic, who died May 7th 1994. He is best remembered for his promotion of the abstract expressionist movement and was among the first published … Continue reading

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No 328 Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

“A painter paints the appearance of things, not their objective correctness, in fact he creates new appearances of things.” Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, German Expressionist, who was born on 6th May 1880.

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No 327 Charles Bukowski

“An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.” Charles Bukowski, American writer

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No 326 Keith Haring

“Art is for everybody.” Keith Haring, who was born on May 4th 1958. After a two year hiatus, welcome back to Art Quote of the Day! May not manage it every day – watch this space!

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