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Famous Andrew Wyeth Quotes and Sayings|
Inspirational Art Quotes by the famous American
realist painter Andrew Wyeth
born Andrew Newell Wyeth - Pennsylvania,
USA - 12th of July, 1917 / Lives United States of America
Wyeth paintings include realist works of rural scenes, usually with a figure,
object, or animal in it. His unusual compositions tend to add to the understated
drama of his work.
+ It's a shock
for me to go through and see all those years of painting my life, which is very
personal for me. It's a very difficult thing for an artist to look back at his
+ I dream a lot. I do more painting when I'm not painting. It's in
+ My aim is to escape from the medium with which I work;
to leave no residue of technical mannerisms to stand between my expression and
+ You think you're developing and getting better and then
you see something you did years ago. Looking at your early work.. sometimes it
has a depth that surprises you.
+ One's art goes as far and as deep as
one's love goes.
+ I've never studied the Japanese. That's something that
must have crept in there. But the Japanese are my biggest clients. They seem to
like the elemental quality.
+ Artists today think of everything they do
as a work of art. It is important to forget about what you are doing.. then a
work of art may happen.
I get letters from people about my work. The thing that pleases me most is that
my work touches their feelings. In fact, they don't talk about the paintings.
They end up telling me the story of their life or how their father died.