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Multi-layered Abstract Examinations of Color, Form, and Texture

Favorite Artist Quotes



 "Color has taken possession of me; no longer do I have to chase after it. I know that it has hold of me forever... Color and I are one. I am a painter."
::: Paul Klee :::

"Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye.. it also includes the inner pictures of the soul."
::: Edvard Munch :::

"Colour is the key. The eye is the hammer. The soul is the piano with its many chords. The artist is the hand that, by touching this or that key, sets the soul vibrating automatically."
:::Kandinsky:::

"The reason abstract art has the potential to be so powerful is that it keeps the conscious distractions to a minimum, so virtually all of your brain power is devoted to feeling."
:::Harley Hahn:::

"An empty canvas is a living wonder... far lovelier than certain pictures."
::: Wassily Kandinsky :::

"When I am in a painting, I'm not aware of what I'm doing. It is only after a sort of 'get acquainted' period that I see what I have been about. I have no fears about making changes, destroying the image, etc, because the painting has a life of its own."
::: Pollack :::

"The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting."
::: Vincent van Gogh :::

"I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music."
::: Joan Miro :::


"The whole world, as we experience it visually, comes to us through the mystic realm of color."
::: Hans Hofmann :::

"I might work on a painting for a month, but it has too look like I painted it in a minute."
::: Willem de Kooning :::

"Seek the strongest color effect possible.. the content is of no importance."
::: Henri Matisse :::

"A work of art is a world in itself reflecting senses and emotions of the artist's world."
::: Hans Hofmann :::

"A painting is not a picture of an experience, but is the experience."
::: Mark Rothko :::

"It doesn't matter how the paint is put on, as long as something is said."
::: Jackson Pollock :::

"The position of the artist is humble. He is essentially a channel."
::: Piet Mondrian :::

"The modern artist is working with space and time, and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating."
::: Jackson Pollock :::

"I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it."
::: Pablo Picasso :::

"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 :::

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