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GEORGIA O'KEEFFE ~ ON PAINTING

“So I said to myself-I’ll paint what I see-what the flower is to me but I’ll paint it big and they will be surprised into taking the time to look at it-I will make even busy New Yorkers take time to see what I see of flowers.” Georgia O’Keeffe on Painting

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EDWARD BURNE-JONES ~ THE DEPTHS OF THE SEA

The Depths of the Sea (1887) by Sir Edward Burne-Jones Two weighless figures are buoyed up by the water surrounding them in this unusual underwaterview. Pre-Raphaelite painters such as Burne-Jones were fascinated with drowning; this preoccupution, part of a general preference for morbid subjects, was also popular with Art Nouveau.

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MOORE ~ ON PAINTINGS

“The many great paintings of the world, all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of art. If you don’t want the pleasure of art, you are not human; and if you are not human, you don’t have a soul.”

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GEORGES BRAQUE ~ MYSTERY OF ART

“There is only one valuable thing in art: the thing you cannot explain.” Georges Braque

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HOPPER ~ ON GREAT ART

“Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world.” Edward Hopper

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CHAGALL ~ ON TALENT

“My name is Marc, my emotional life is sensitive and my purse is empty, but they say I have talent.” Marc Chagall

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OSCAR WILDE ~ ON ART

“Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.” Oscar Wilde

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EDWARD HOPPER ~ LE BISTRO

This painting is one of my favorites, I can look at this image for a very long time, get lost in this painting, like I am the one sitting there, drinking a glass of wine. Le Bistro or The Wine Shop (1909) Edward Hopper

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FRANZ LISZT ~ BEING AN ARTIST

“Mournful and yet grand is the destiny of the artist.” Franz Liszt

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FEDERICA NIGHTINGALE ~ FAIRIES

“Fairies” Federica Nightingale (b. 1964) is an Italian collagist and poet. What I love most about her works is the magic of it! As if she has transfered her poetry into images. http://www.passionofart.com/FedericaNightingale/my_artworks#gal

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