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No 396 George Grosz

“The war was a mirror; it reflected man’s every virtue and every vice, and if you looked closely, like an artist at his drawings, it showed up both with unusual clarity.” George Grosz was born Georg Ehrenfried Groß in Berlin, Germany, … Continue reading

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No 217 John Singer Sargent

“You can’t do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh.” John Singer Sargent, who was born on 12th January 1856  

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No 180 Henri Matisse

“Drawing is not an exercise of particular dexterity, but above all a means of expressing intimate feelings and moods.”  Henri Matisse

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No 179 Georges Seurat

“Originality depends only on the character of the drawing and the vision peculiar to each artist.” Georges Seurat

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No 158 David Hockney

“Drawing is rather like playing chess: your mind races ahead of the moves that you eventually make.” David Hockney

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