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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 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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