BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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ART QUOTES: What is an Artist?

For artist I think you could read any person who strives to express the creative part of themselves but the images here are also wonderful.

Reblogged from The Remodern Review

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Bearden Dream of Exile

Romare Bearden “Dream of Exile”

If you’re any kind of artist, you make a miraculous journey, and you come back and make some statements in shapes and colors of where you were.

-Romare Bearden

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Burroughsgunshot

William S. Burroughs with his shotgun art

Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact.

-William S. Burroughs

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Guston Sun

Philip Guston

We are image-makers and image-ridden… We work until we vanish.

-Philip Guston

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4x5 transparency

George Bellows “Cliff Dwellers”

The artist is the person who makes life more interesting or beautiful, more understandable or mysterious, or probably, in the best sense, more wonderful.

-George Bellows

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Steinberg

Saul Steinberg

The artist is an educator of artists of the future…

-Saul Steinberg

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2 comments on “ART QUOTES: What is an Artist?

  1. First Night Design
    June 28, 2016

    I would absolutely agree with your own statement.

  2. christineplouvier
    June 28, 2016

    If more writers understood that they are really artists, it could result in less suffering-writer-in-the-garret syndrome, and more good writing available.

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