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Adams Quotes (1957-)
American cartoonist famous for his Dilbert comic strip which looks at life in the office.
Albers Quotes + Paintings
German born abstract artist and teacher known for his homage to the square paintings.
French artist born Armand Fernandez, known for his works which group regular items together.
Arp Quotes (1886-1966)
German/French artist known for his whimsical paintings and sculptures, also known as Hans Arp.
Auerbach Quotes (1931-)
German born British artist known for his expressively painted impasto works and charcoal drawings.
Avedon Quotes (1923-2004)
American photographer known for his celebrity portraits and work in the fashion industry.
- "Creativity is
allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to
- " I do not like
to be a prophet. I like better to paint than to predict what the
next painters will do. Though I have a feeling that consideration
of order is very much in the air."
- " I have always
been very much involved in the pseudo biological cycle of production,
consumption and destruction. And for a long time, I have been anguished
by the fact that one of its most conspicuous material results is
the flooding of our world with junk and rejected odd objects."
- "Art is a fruit
that grows in man, like a fruit on a plant, or a child in its mother's
- "In addition to
the artistic influences, I am influenced by my current private life,
my feelings about it and my energy level and state of health."
- "If a day goes by
without my doing something related to photography, it's as though
I've neglected something essential to my existence, as though I
had forgotten to wake up."