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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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 :: 10 Quotes of the Moment

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A painting in a museum probably hears more foolish remarks than anything else in the world.
~ Edmond and Jules De Goncourt - [Arts and Artists]

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A picture is a poem without words.
~ Horace - [Arts and Artists]

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A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.
~ Eugene Ionesco - [Arts and Artists]

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Art has an enemy called ignorance.
~ Ben Johnson - [Arts and Artists]

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Art is a reality, not a definition; inasmuch as it approaches a reality, it approaches perfection, and inasmuch as it approaches a mere definition, it is imperfect and untrue.
~ Benjamin Haydon - [Arts and Artists]

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Art is on the side of the oppressed. Think before you shudder at the simplistic dictum and its heretical definition of the freedom of art. For if art is freedom of the spirit, how can it exist within the oppressors?
~ Nadine Gordimer - [Arts and Artists]

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Art is so wonderfully irrational, exuberantly pointless, but necessary all the same. Pointless and yet necessary, that's hard for a puritan to understand.
~ Gunther Grass - [Arts and Artists]

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As a general truth, it is safe to say that any picture that produces a moral impression is a bad picture.
~ Edmond and Jules De Goncourt - [Arts and Artists]

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I can't work without a model. I won't say I turn my back on nature ruthlessly in order to turn a study into a picture, arranging the colors, enlarging and simplifying; but in the matter of form I am too afraid of departing from the possible and the true.
~ Vincent Van Gogh - [Arts and Artists]

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I'm still an artist. I'm never gonna do a shit movie, because I've got my modeling to support me.
~ Milla Jovovich - [Arts and Artists]

 

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