"Art does not reproduce what we see; rather, it makes us see." - Paul Klee

Color has got me. I no longer need to chase after it. That is the meaning of this happy hour /// artist Paul Klee

"The artist must train not only his eye but also his soul." - Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky – was an influential Russian painter and art theorist. He is credited with painting the first purely abstract works.

"I don't do drugs. I am drugs." - Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dali’s Mustache and some other photos by Philippe Halsman. Related posts:Photography by Geof KernPhotography by Sarah Ann LorethPhotography by Muga MiyaharaPhotography by Irene SuchockiPhotography by Alberto Polo Ianez

"I don't think about art when I'm working. I try to think about life." -  Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat was an American artist. He began as an obscure graffiti artist in New York City in the late and evolved into an acclaimed Neo-expressionist and Primitivist painter by the by James Van Der Zee, 1982

"I don’t paint to live, I live to paint." - Willem de Kooning

Adam Lindemann wasn’t that impressed with MoMA’s de Kooning show. He explains in his Observer column that the moment seems to have passed and de Kooning is curiously not relevant to the…

"Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely." - Auguste Rodin

François-Auguste-René Rodin (París, 12 de noviembre de 17 de noviembre de fue un escultor francés contemporáneo de la corriente impresionista.

"The artist’s job is to be a witness to his time in history." - Robert Rauschenberg

Artist Robert Rauschenberg standing in front of his painting of John F. Kennedy, Photograph by Burton Berinsky/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images. Rauschenberg for Guggenheim Museum in New York

"I am following Nature without being able to grasp her, I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers." - Claude Monet

Claude Monet, founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting

"The creative process is a cocktail of instinct, skill, culture and a highly creative feverishness… it’s a little like making love, the physical act of love." - Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon in Raincoat, c. 1967 by John Deakin © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved, DACS.

"The art always wins. Anything can happen to me, but the art will stay." - Ai Weiwei

Spotlight: Ai Weiwei Ai Weiwei (Chinese, still unable to leave China three years after his ‘conditional release’ from 81 days detention in continues to oversee production of important.

"The artist’s job is to be a witness to his time in history." - Robert Rauschenberg

"The artist’s job is to be a witness to his time in history" -- Robert Rauschenberg

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