“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” - Pablo Picasso

pablo picasso - thinking of you - Photo Willy Maywald - 1947

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

December 1879 – 29 June was born in Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland, and is considered both a German and a Swiss[a] painter. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included expressionism, cubism, and surrealism.

"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

“Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye… it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.”  — 	Edvard Munch

Paintings,Biography,Quotes of Edvard Munch

"I don’t believe in art. I believe in artists." - Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp- artist that participated in the (non)movement.

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

artnet: “ “I don’t paint to live, I live to paint.” – Willem de Kooning A leading figure in the Abstract Expressionist movement, famed artist Willem de Kooning was born on this day in 1904 in.

"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

Robert Rauschenberg, artist, photographed by Burton Berinsky, ca.

"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/Artimage 2018

“Man needs colour to live; it’s just as necessary an element as fire and water.” — Fernand Léger

Fernand Léger, 1954 // by Ida Kar

"I went into photography because it seemed like the perfect vehicle for commenting on the madness of today’s existence." - Robert Mapplethorpe

Robert Mapplethorpe, Lisa and Robert, 1982

"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.

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