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#expression

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The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.


Walt Whitman


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All art is a kind of confession, more or less oblique. All artists, if they are to survive, are forced, at last, to tell the whole story; to vomit the anguish up.


James Baldwin


#expression #james-baldwin #nausea #survival #vomit

If you could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint.


Edward Hopper


#inadequacy-of-words #painting #power-of-words #self-expression #art

By being natural and sincere, one often can create revolutions without having sought them.


Christian Dior


#creation #expression #natural #revolution #sincerity

Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression. The chasm is never completely bridged. We all have the conviction, perhaps illusory, that we have much more to say than appears on the paper.


Isaac Bashevis Singer


#chasm #expression #inspirational #vision #art

I'm not an abstractionist. I'm not interested in the relationship of color or form or anything else. I'm interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.


Mark Rothko


#color #expression #art

Innovation is an evolutionary process, so it's not necessary to be radical all the time.


Marc Jacobs


#evolution #expression #innovation #art

Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.


W. Somerset Maugham


#adventure #artist #every #expression #his

You must forget all your theories, all your ideas before the subject. What part of these is really your own will be expressed in your expression of the emotion awakened in you by the subject.


Henri Matisse


#art-theory #creativity #design #emotion #matisse

When the artist is alive in any person, whatever his kind of work may be, he becomes an inventive, searching, daring, self-expressive creature. He becomes interesting to other people. He disturbs, upsets, enlightens, and opens ways for better understanding. Where those who are not artists are trying to close the book, he opens it and shows there are still more pages possible.


Robert Henri


#artist #daring #disturb #enlighten #interesting






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