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“Art enables us to find ourselves
and lose ourselves at the same time.”

~ Thomas Merton

Betty Laur - Seagrapeswww.BettyLaur.com

 
 

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“I found I could say things with color
and shapes that I couldn’t say any other
way – things I had no words for.”

~ Georgia O’Keeffe

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“Art is not a think; it is a way.”

~ Elbert Hubbard

Cheryl Clintonwww.CClinton.com

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“Every Artist dips his brush in his own soul,
and paints his own nature into his pictures.”

~ Henry Ward Beecher

Delores Montpetit - "A Gift of Compassion"www.DeloresMontpetitFineArt.com

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“Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has ever known.”

~ Oscar Wilde

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“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance
of things, but their inward significance.”

~ Aristotle

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“We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness,
we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams,
we are the dancers, we create the dreams.”

~ Albert Einstein

2014_0919_PattySueVicknairwww.patty-vicknair.artistwebsites.com

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“Art will remain the most astonishing activity of mankind born
out of struggle between wisdom and madness,
between dream and reality in our mind.”

~ Magdalena Abakanowicz

2014_0911_ClaudiaTrue_LittleBlueBirdwww.ClaudiaTrue.com

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“Art is a collaboration between God and the artist,
and the less the artist does the better.”

~ Andre Gide

Cyd Rustwww.CydRust.com

 

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“As my artist’s statement explains, my work is utterly
incomprehensible and is therefore full of deep significance.”

~ Calvin & Hobbes

Kim Clantonwww.kimclanton.com

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“No artist is ahead of his time. He is his time,
it’s just that others are behind the times.”

~ Martha Graham

Leslie Ebertwww.LeslieEbert.com

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“Any fool can paint a picture, but it takes a wise person to be able to sell it.”

~ Samuel Butler

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If Every Thing Can Be “Art,” Where Does That Leave the Artist?

Ariane of smARTist, Danielle Laporte, art relationship, artists relationship, Manifesto, relationship to art, smARTist

A while ago, I was reading a book that a neighbor of my daughter’s thought I’d enjoy– Fire Starter Sessions by Danielle Laporte.

It’s what I’d characterize as a cheerleader, self help, get yourself grounded and growing book. Then I came to a section where Laport says You’re an artist and that’s that!

This is how she starts out: “Art-making is not strictly about visual creations and producing material things. Every single one of us is an artist at something.  We lost ourselves in the creation of it, we’re gifted at making it, we feel closer to ourselves and to a

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Friday’s Featured Quote

“Work on the accent; it will enliven the whole.”

~ Pierre Bonnard

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“The less manifest the work, the stronger:
as though a secret law demanded it always be hidden
in what it shows, thus showing what must remain hidden,
only showing it, in the end, by dissimulation.”

~ Maurice Blanchot

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