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  • "I tell young people that the greatest paintings in museums are made with minerals mixed in oil schmeared on cloth with the hair from the back of a pig's ear. It's that simple."
    James Rosenquist
  • "I opened my own gallery, in 1980, which I always thought was the most honest thing you could do. It's like a chef opening his restaurant."
    Ken Done
  • "The beautiful is in nature, and it is encountered under the most diverse forms of reality. Once it is found it belongs to art, or rather to the artist who discovers it."
    Gustave Courbet
  • "I was always doing my own things. I always wondered why there are books, with photographs of all the artists of that period, and I was only in one! I thought: where was I? But I never was there. I was somewhere else."
    Cy Twombly
  • "I wanted to sell my paintings because it would enable me to quit my job, whether as a cook or delivering house plants or whatever else I was doing and paint full time. But I had to have a gallery just to give me distance."
    Keith Haring
  • "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."
    Jackson Pollock
  • "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