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Surely nothing has to listen to so many stupid remarks as a painting in a museum.
Jules Goncourt
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[Also appearing on the stage was Elizabeth Smith, Bergen, N.Y., who with husband Robert was showing a unique painting on wood that depicted a festival honoring the Montgolfier brothers, inventors of the first practical hot air balloon. A small banner on each side contained the names of the men who first rode in the balloon.] We sold the balloon painting, ... That was the most expensive item for us. The show quality was less than last year. It appeared that furniture was slow. We did sell, however, up to the closing moments of the show.
Elizabeth Smith
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We sold the balloon painting. That was the most expensive item for us. The show quality was less than last year. It appeared that furniture was slow. We did sell, however, up to the closing moments of the show.
Elizabeth Smith
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Elie Wiesel
Writing is not like painting where you add. It is not what you put on the canvas that the reader sees. Writing is more like a sculpture where you remove, you eliminate in order to make the work visible. Even those pages you remove somehow remain.
Elie Wiesel
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Frankly, these days, without a theory to go with it, I can't see painting.
Tom Wolfe
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For some reason, today we're painting the whole picture with a broad brush and a few profit warnings are really damaging that landscape for the companies that are good (performers).
Barry Hyman
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The painting put all of the pieces together and proved it was real.
William Paul
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Leonardo da Vinci
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen
Leonardo da Vinci
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William Butler Yeats
See how the sacred old flamingoes come,Painting with shadow all the marble steps:Aged and wise, they seek their wonted perchesWithin the temple, devious walking, madeTo wander by their melancholy minds.
William Butler Yeats
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Jackson Pollock
He drove his kind of realism at me so hard I bounced right into nonobjective painting.
Jackson Pollock
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I wrote this book for a sense of personal satisfaction. Just like taking a good photograph or painting a picture or playing a good golf game or something, it's the thing in itself that justifies it.
William Rehnquist
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Planned Parenthood offends religious people with its key chain that shows a portion of the famous painting from the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo gave us a beautiful image of Adam stretching out his hand to God, with God's index finger about to touch Adam's index finger. In Planned Parenthood's blasphemous version, God is handing Adam a condom.
Jim Sedlak
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William Hazlitt
One is never tired of painting, because you have to set down, not what you knew already, but what you have just discovered. There is a continual creation out of nothing going on.
William Hazlitt
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Viggo Mortensen
In a movie, you're raw material, just a hue of some color and the director makes the painting.'
Viggo Mortensen
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Painting isn't his primary job, and, he's only been doing it for 19 months.
David Dean
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Painting is the representation of visible forms. . . The essence of realism is its negation of the ideal.
Gustave Courbet
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Vincent van Gogh
The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting.
Vincent van Gogh
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 Michelangelo
Good painting is the kind that looks like sculpture.
Michelangelo
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I think we've got the transition set up pretty seamless. Obviously, weather plays a role in the painting of the field, but that's something we can't control.
Mike Schulze
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The goal is always to make a nice tableau painting with the voice. The more color I can find, the more shadow I can find-the goal is always to make more nuance and colors.
Cecilia Bartoli
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Nick Park
an Impressionist painting where you can see the brush strokes. It's part of the aesthetic.
Nick Park
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It wouldn't be right for me to clown around when I'm painting a president.
Norman Rockwell
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I'd be painting sometimes, and get the strangest feeling I was being watched. I'd look up and see faces pressed against the window or door screens. Then, when I noticed them, the people would want to come in and talk to me. Got very upset, too, when I was too busy. One time I remember a man drove his car clear across our lawn and parked it right in the middle of the grass. It was wild.
Norman Rockwell
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Madonna Madonna
To me, the whole process of being a brush stroke in someone else's painting is a little difficult
Madonna Madonna
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We don't have a professional bid on it. The cost of painting a bridge varies based on numerous factors such as the type of structure, the length of the bridge to be painted, etc. Therefore, it can range anywhere from the tens of thousands (of dollars) to a couple of million per bridge.
Kim Freely
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I was influenced by surrealist poetry and painting as were thousands of other people, and it seems to me to have become a part of the way I write, but it's not.
Kenneth Koch
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express his First Amendment right by picking up a spray can and painting a canvas with [him].
Marc Ecko
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Doing the show was like painting the George Washington Bridge. As soon as you finished one end, you started right in on the other.
Jack Paar
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He continues to make prints until 1665. So he is simultaneously painting, drawing and making prints.
Kristin Spangenberg
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Unlike a painting or a drawing, a print can be in multiple impressions.
Kristin Spangenberg
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