“ I never had a “project.” I would go out and shoot, follow my eyes—what they noticed, I tried to capture with my camera, for others to see.” Helen Levitt, an American photographer who was particularly noted for street photography around New York City, … Continue reading
“It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them.” Man Ray, a significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements, was born on August 27, 1890 in Philadelphia.
“Clever people master life; the wise illuminate it and create fresh difficulties.” Emil Nolde, a German-Danish painter and printmaker and one of the first Expressionists, a member of Die Brücke, was born on August 7, 1867.
“I am a deeply superficial person.” Andy Warhol, an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art and whose works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s, … Continue reading
“The image my work invokes is the image of good – not evil; the image of order – not chaos; the image of life – not death. And that is all the content of my constructions amounts to.” Naum Gabo, a … Continue reading
“Of all places on earth the great canyon of Arizona is the most inspiring in its pictorial possibilities.” Thomas Moran. This evening I’ve been at an exhibition opening at the Portico Library in Manchester. One of the speakers stressed the … Continue reading
“I have a feeling that in art the need to understand and the need to communicate are one.” Hedda Sterne, an artist best remembered as the only woman in a famous photograph of a group of Abstract Expressionists known as “The Irascibles”, was … Continue reading