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All famous artists listed alphabetically and by their area of expertise.
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  • Keith Haring Quotes (1958-1990)
    American urban artist known for his linear works inspired by graffiti.
  • Damien Hirst Quotes + Artworks (1965-)
    British artist associated with the YBAs or Young British Artists group, known for his shark in formaldehyde and spot paintings.
  • David Hockney Quotes (1937-)
    British painter and photographer known for his sun filled California works, portraits of friends, and bold landscapes.
  • Winslow Homer Quotes (1836-1910)
    American painter and printmaker known for his landscapes and scenes of early American life.
  • Hans Hofmann Quotes (1880-1966)
    German born American painter of mostly abstract works using bold colors and broad brushstrokes.
  • Edward Hopper Quotes (1882-1967)
    American painter and printmaker known for his realist scenes of American life.
  • Robert Hughes Quotes (1938-2012)
    Australian art critic and documentary maker who created the wildly successful 'The Shock of the New' series.


  • "I am interested in making art to be experienced and explored by as many individuals as possible with as many different individual ideas about the given piece with no final meaning attached. The viewer creates the reality, the meaning, the conception of the piece."
    Keith Haring
  • "I just wanted to find out where the boundaries were. I've found out there aren't any. I wanted to be stopped but no one will stop me."
    Damien Hirst
  • "There comes a point where you see it all as completely empty being a popular artist to the extent that people who are not necessarily interested in art know about things or take some little interest. I think that now for me it's a burden. It's a bit hard to deal with and it wastes time as well."
    David Hockney
  • "I prefer every time a picture composed and painted outdoors. The thing is done without your knowing it."
    Winslow Homer
  • "When I paint, I paint under the dictate of feeling or sensing, and the outcome all the time is supposed to say something."
    Hans Hofmann
  • "No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination."
    Edward Hopper
  • "Art prices are determined by the meeting of real or induced scarcity with pure, irrational desire, and nothing is more manipulable than desire."
    Robert Hughes

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    Vincent van Gogh