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Pollock Quotes + Paintings
American artist associated with the Abstract Expressionist painters, known for his drip paintings.
Picasso Quotes + Paintings
Spanish painter, ceramicist, sculptor and printmaker known for his prodigious output and influence on the 20th century.
Prince Quotes (1949-)
American painter, photographer, and conceptual artist known for his nurse paintings, joke pictures, and copyright issues.
- "On the floor I
am more at ease. I feel nearer, more a part of the painting, since
this way I can walk around it, work from the four sides and literally
be in the painting."
- "Art is not the
application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain
can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start
measuring her limbs."
- "I think celebrity
can be dangerous. The big advantage is that I no longer have to
worry about whether or not I can afford to buy that extra paintbrush
when I'm in the art supply store. The other advantage is that I
can take time to experiment. I can fail a bit more often. I don't
have to put out the work that I don't like."