“I am becoming freer. I think you can do miracles with what you have if you accept it.” Willem de Kooning.
"The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn." Marcus Tullius Cicero.
“New faces have more authority than accustomed ones.” Euripides.
“I don’t want to be new anymore.” Willem de Kooning.
“There is no such thing as art...There are only artists who are favoured with a gift of balancing shapes and colours until they get it right. And, rarer still, who possess the integrity of character which never rests content with half solutions, but is ready to forgo all easy effects, all superficial success for the toil and agony of sincere work.” E. H. Gombrich.
“Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.” Janis Joplin.
“When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.” Cezanne.
“Do it for the love of it. Fight over a prize so tawdry you'd throw out if it didn't have your name on it.” Gregory Sullivan.
“Drawing is the honest of the art. There is no possibilty of cheating. It is either good or bad.” Salvatore Dali.
“I learn as much from painters about how to write as from writers.” Ernest Hemingway.
“Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.” Leonardo da Vinci.
“The great artist is the simplifier.” Vincent Van Gogh.