Best 175 of Painter quotes - MyQuotes
He was still on his “two Van Goghs” point. He put his hand on the armrest of her chair. He said, “But the second Van Gogh is just a guy named Vincent. Vincent lived for thirty-seven years. Van Gogh only came to life after Vincent died. Same man, two people.
I'm related to the portrait painter George Romney.
To mention only contemporaries, Delacroix, Corot, Millet, Rousseau, Courbet are masters. And finally [I like] all those [painters] who loved and had a strong feeling for nature.
I had an amazing instructor, Joseph Gotto , who, as a painter, spoke to me as it - he didn't condescend.
You have understood what all great painters understand: in order to forget the rules, you must know them and respect them.
As a painter, taking photos is a form of shorthand - note-taking.
I am the Constellation of my own
I'm a painter first, and a musician second.
When I was in the writers' room, all these writers were like, "Ugh, another star that they gave a writing-producing credit to." But then within like an hour, they were like, "You're really a writer." "Yeah, I really am. I'm a writer, and a director, and a producer, and an actor, and a painter, and I do all that stuff in the Lush Life." It was great.
The humblest painter is a true scholar; and the best of scholars the scholar of nature.
I was a very hard-edged geometric painter, strongly influenced by [Piet] Mondrian and [Theo] van Doesburg and that sort of thing.
Write the masterpiece that has not been written. Sing the masterpiece that has not been sung. Paint the masterpiece that has not been painted. Create the masterpiece that has not been created.
If I ever meet a writer or a painter, I don't presuppose that they are like the work they are presenting.
You don't need brains to be a painter, just feelings.
If I had parallel lives to pursue, I would also want one as a painter.
A poet is a painter of the soul.
What's so astonishing about not understanding? There are so many things in art, beginning with art itself, that one doesn't understand. A painter doesn't see everything that he has put in his painting.
How many impressionist painters painted the same damned thing? How many actors have played the same part in renditions of a play or dancers do the same dances.
I'm 38 years old and Limp Bizkit is just something I do. If I was a painter, it would just be a type of painting I make.
Dalí is one marvellous painter, but in living times he's one marvellous clown —more interesting for everybody.
I love to draw—pencil, ink pen—I love art. When I go on tour and visit museums in Holland, Germany or England—you know those huge paintings?—I’m just amazed. You don’t think a painter could do something like that. I can look at a piece of sculpture or a painting and totally lose myself in it.
The search for this inner truth is the search for beauty. People whose vision does not penetrate beyond the narrow limits of the commonplace, and to whom a cabbage is but a vulgar vegetable, are surprised if they see a beautiful picture painted of one, and say that the artist has idealised it, meaning that he has consciously altered its appearance on some idealistic formula; whereas he has probably only honestly given expression to a truer, deeper vision than they had been aware of. The commonplace is not the true, but only the shallow, view of things. [...] Our moments of peace are, I think, always associated with some form of beauty, of this spark of harmony within corresponding with some infinite source without. [...]. In moments of beauty (for beauty is, strictly speaking, a state of mind rather than an attribute of certain objects [...]) we seem to get a glimpse of this deeper truth behind the things of sense. And who can say but that this sense, dull enough in most of us, is not an echo of a greater harmony existing somewhere the other side of things, that we dimly feel through them, evasive though it is
With a limited palette, the older painters could do just as well as today what they did was sounder.
The painter locks himself out of his own studio. And then has to break in like a thief.
To be a landscape painter is to be a perverse individual.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
I am not as these are, the poet saithIn youth's pride, and the painter, among menAt bay, where never pencil comes nor pem
Pictures are spiritual beings. The soul of the painter lives within them.
Sometimes there are painters or very famous artists who start to become artists after they are dead because an audience or a public know about their art after they die.
The painter should paint not only what he has in front of him, but also what he sees inside himself. If he sees nothing within, then he should stop painting what is in front of him.
A painter can hang his pictures, but a writer can only hang himself.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
To live is to paint, it is to create; but while we are painting, we are being painted, being created as well!
Dali was the great painter then and surrealism was a way of life.
We wouldn't be artists, writers, painters, musicians, if we weren't sensitive.
Lynne Rae Perkins
I know if I did that [career as painter] all the time I would get tired of it.
It's possible to have more than one interest. I've been a painter and did summer stock.
Painters are amongst the priests - worker priests of the cult of man - searching to understand but never know.
A painter is a choreographer of space.
It isn't up to the painter to define the symbols. Otherwise it would be better if he wrote them out in so many words! The public who look at the picture must interpret the symbols as they understand them.
Our jobs determine what we deem more important: a painter is likely to claim that he or she would rather be deaf than be blind, whereas a singer is likely to claim the opposite.
I wanted to be an abstract painter, but I was rotten at it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The eye is the painter and the ear the singer.
Will. I. Am
If you want to be a better web hacker, hang out with a painter.
Use your blood to paint. Keep painting until you faint. Keep painting until you die.
Art is art. Everything else is everything else.
There ought to be an absolute dictatorship... a dictatorship of painters... a dictatorship of one painter... to suppress all those who have betrayed us.
I photograph like a documentarian, but I print like a painter
No, I'm not a great painter. Neither am I a great poet.
Picabia is a very old painter who some people try to connect me to, but I refuse such comparisons very well.
Impression — I was certain of it. I was just telling myself that, since I was impressed, there had to be some impression in it … and what freedom, what ease of workmanship! Wallpaper in its embryonic state is more finished than that seascape.
In his lifetime the great French impressionist painter Corot painted 2000 canvases. Of that number, 3000 are in the United States.