Now, 75 years later in an abundant society where people have laptops, cell phones, iPods, and minds like empty rooms, I still plod along with booksHarper Lee
A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity.Frank Kafka
“There is no progress in art, any more than there is progress in making love. There are simply different ways of doing it.” Man Ray, American modernist artist
Either that wallpaper goes, or I do.
Last words of a frustrated Oscar Wilde - as he lay dying in a drab Paris hotel room.
You should keep on painting no matter how dificult it is, because this is all part of experience, and the more experience you have, the better it is...unless it kills you, and then you know you have gone too far.Alice Neel
Are we to paint what's on the face, what's inside the face, or what's behind it? Picasso
Great art is never produced for its own sake. It is too difficult to be worth the effort.Robert Quillen
The painter must dedicate himself totally to the study of nature and try to produce paintings which enlighten… Work, which brings about progress in one’s art, is sufficient consolation for being misunderstood by fools.Paul Cezanne
NOT SO long ago, asylum seekers turned to the United States, seeking refuge from repressive states. Now the United States is one of those repressive states. —Washington Post Editorial