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Neel Quotes (1900-1984)
American painter known for her portraiture and nudes.
Newton Quotes (1920-2004)
German born photographer known for his fashion photography, celebrities, and nudes.
Noguchi Quotes (1904-1988)
Japanese American sculptor, ceramicist and designer known for his biomorphic artwork.
- "You should keep
on painting no matter how difficult it is, because this is all part
of experience, and the more experience you have, the better it is..
unless it kills you, and then you know you have gone too far."
- "I just had a bellyful
and realized I had shot enough nudes to last a lifetime. In fact,
although I have no idea of the number, I think I photographed too
many naked women."
- "The attractions
of ceramics lie partly in its contradictions. It is both difficult
and easy, with an element beyond our control. It is both extremely
fragile and durable. Like 'Sumi' ink painting, it does not lend
itself to erasures and indecision. The best is that which is most
spontaneous or seemingly so. I have found it a natural medium to
work with in Japan, but not so in America. I associate it with the
closeness of earth and wood which is for me Japan and not America
- "Whether I'm painting
or not, I have this overweening interest in humanity. Even if I'm
not working, I'm still analyzing people."
- "The point of my
photography has always been to challenge myself, to go a little
further than my Germanic discipline and Teutonic nature would traditionally
permit me to."
- "The essence of
sculpture is for me the perception of space, the continuum of our