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We're making progress. We've started painting the inside and things are really coming together.
Lance Smith
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Painting is possessed of a divine power, for not only . . . does it make the absent present, but it also, after many centuries, makes the dead almost alive, so that they are recognized with great admiration . . .
Leon Alberti
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It's the best job. I was getting tired and cranky with teaching painting.
MaryJo Tuttle
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Maureen Dowd
They have been painting the barn red and white, chasing skunks from the stage, clearing bird nests from the spotlights, scraping mildew from costumes and very gingerly, in the manner of city slickers, shooing snakes out of the yard.
Maureen Dowd
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It's like a painting in progress.
Mayor Boswell
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I sold my first painting on eBay for $4.75, ... On eBay, you don't have to have a lot of money to own original artwork. There are bidders who will get onto the site and bid on every single painting I put up. And sometimes the result is the joy of the lower-end buyer, folks who are thrilled when no one outbids them. They tell me they can't believe they've got a painting they wanted.
Jeff Cohen
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And every painting I put up,
Jeff Cohen
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Scott's project was kind of unusual, as it didn't involve painting a building, or building picnic tables.
Rodney Martin
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I saw the word 'Jesus' and the Holy Bible just sort of thrown in the painting. What that forces anybody to do because this display is in a government building, they think this government is advocating in favor of one religion over another.
Roland Blossom
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I was hoping to do an impressionist painting, but I wanted a good likeness and I wanted to create a feeling of the lady as a person, as a human being rather than as a figurehead for the monarchy and a pomp-and-circumstance sort of formal portrait. I wanted more of a relaxed portrait.
Rolf Harris
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When you look at a Hogarth painting or a Picasso, they didn't take any notice of the mores and constraints of their age: they went and did something that they wanted to do. That's how I see myself.
Roy Harper
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It's not your painting anymore. It stopped being your painting the moment that you finished it.
Jeff Melvoin
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Pablo Picasso
Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?
Pablo Picasso
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Pablo Picasso
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Pablo Picasso
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Pablo Picasso
I who have been involved with all styles of painting can assure you that the only things that fluctuate are the waves of fashion which carry the snobs and speculators; the number of true connoisseurs remains more or less the same.
Pablo Picasso
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Painting it does make a difference. We are fixing stuff like there was a hurricane going through town. And if it is going to be up for an extended period of time, then let's get it painted.
Jim Hunt
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He's a master of that minimal thing, ... Which is kind of odd for someone initially known for painting in broad comedic strokes. And then to see him work with a tiny, fine, one-haired brush like that, you know? He's really pretty amazing. He can go either way, as far as you want him to.
Jim Jarmusch
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Knowing when you are done, knowing when you are through with the entire painting, is the hardest thing to learn.
Patty Krueger
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We believe the letter was sent by someone who knows where the painting is, if the letter writer didn't have it him or herself.
Jim Margolin
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Right now we have 24 services. We recently added painting to the list.
Jerry Shields
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In the house itself, the gable is much lower than in the painting -- you can only stand up just barely at the apex.
Grant Wood
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I've been doing a lot of abstract painting lately, extremely abstract. No brush, no paint, no canvas, I just think about it.
Stephen Wright
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I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things.
Henri Matisse
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Susan Sontag
A photograph is not only an image (as a painting is an image), an interpretation of the real; it is also a trace, something directly stenciled off the real, like a footprint or a death mask.
Susan Sontag
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Painting was called silent poetry and poetry speaking painting.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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They still don't know where the stolen Scream painting by Munch is. It'll come back sooner or later. What are you going to do with a stolen painting? Hide it in your attic? You can't show it to anyone really, if you're caught with it, I don't know. Strange.
Jack White
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Jackson Pollock
When I am in a painting, I'm not aware of what I'm doing. It is only after a sort of 'get acquainted' period that I see what I have been about. I have no fears about making changes, destroying the image, etc, because the painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through. It is only when I lose contact with the painting that the result is a mess. Otherwise there is pure harmony, an easy give and take, and the painting comes out well.
Jackson Pollock
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Jackson Pollock
Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you. There was a reviewer a while back who wrote that my pictures didn't have any beginning or any end. He didn't mean it as a compliment, but it was.
Jackson Pollock
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Jackson Pollock
I'm very representational some of the time, and a little all of the time. But when you're painting out of your unconscious, figures are bound to emerge.
Jackson Pollock
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Jackson Pollock
Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you.
Jackson Pollock
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