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#paintings

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Does any art have a practical value? People love to talk about how expensive a painting is. That's the only way we can talk about paintings in this century.


John Guare


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I think I've always been afraid of painting, really. Right from the beginning. All my paintings are about painting without a painter. Like a kind of mechanical form of painting.


Damien Hirst


#afraid #always #been #beginning #form

When I used to do abstract paintings at school, like everyone else, the tutor said these would make great curtains. I would always neglect the formal stuff that was going on by using colour, because colour kind of came naturally to me.


Damien Hirst


#always #because #came #colour #curtains

I realize that protest paintings are not exactly in vogue, but I've done many.


Robert Indiana


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My first concern was to take care of my drawing. I did not have any knowledge in arts, especially Haitian arts, apart from the paintings I saw in my father's office.


Ralph Allen


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I feel like there's too many paintings left unpainted that I just don't want to take the time away.


Alan Bean


#feel #i #i feel #i feel like #just

Up until 35 I had a slightly skewed world view. I honestly believed everybody in the world wanted to make abstract paintings, and people only became lawyers and doctors and brokers and things because they couldn't make abstract paintings.


Frank Stella


#became #because #believed #brokers #doctors

The paintings by Van Gough and Chagall had a big influence on me.


John Dyer


#big influence #had #influence #me #paintings

The paintings that really excite me have an erotic element or side to them irrespective of subject matter.


Lucian Freud


#excite #irrespective #matter #me #paintings

I do real paintings, you know. I'm a little messy in the studio, so I'm a bit of a danger. But I just adore it.


Jaron Lanier


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