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Jackson Pollock
When I'm painting, I'm not aware of what I'm doing. It's only after a get acquainted period that I see what I've been about. I've no fears about making changes for the painting has a life of its own.
Jackson Pollock
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Jackson Pollock
What does the painting mean?
Jackson Pollock
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You're painting a picture of more compelling evidence,
Jacob Frenkel
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It's like looking at a painting by [Claude] Monet. The closer you look the more there is to see.
Jason Gilkison
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I felt I was painting with a Popsicle.
Robert Merrill
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If you scratch a great photograph, you find two things; a painting and a photograph.
Janet Malcolm
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I did the painting on your new front fender, and Mike and I put the new (solid chrome) wheels and floorboards on. And I'm gonna take the bike for a long ride to make sure everything's OK before we give it back to you.
Robert Terone
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Joan Snyder: A Painting Survey, 1969-2005
Jewish Museum
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In painting feathers, you want to create the look of feathers, but if you try to paint all the feathers, you have nothing but disaster.
John O'Neill
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I have sworn to die painting.
Paul Cezanne
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A painting means as much to you as a string of pearls to an ape.
Paul Scofield
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A painting is never finished - it simply stops in interesting places
Paul Gardner
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The index is noisy on a week-to-week basis, but it is painting a broad picture of a cooling housing market.
John Shin
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A portrait is a painting with something wrong with the mouth.
John Sargent
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After this series, he really stopped painting.
John Elderfield
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I had completely forgotten about the painting,
John Elderfield
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[Matisse's aim in leaving the face blank was] to encourage you to look all over the surface of the painting, ... He realized we are biologically constructed to focus on faces more than anything. So he came to the conclusion that the way to make the eyes circulate freely in the space was not to paint the face.
John Elderfield
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Both the painting and the lyric have so many characters and a mixture of the real and the made up. They share this love of the grotesque, the macabre, this kind of ghastly sense of humor about modern life,
John Harris
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You cannot possibly invent painting all by yourself.
Pierre Bonnard
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A painting that is well composed is half finished.
Pierre Bonnard
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A painting... is just one image. It allows you to elaborate, dwell on that one picture, go off on it because no further images are forced upon you. But the motion picture is always changing. So what you have to do is create some kind of eye field, an abstract form in a literal sense that tries to emulate what the brain is perceiving, not what the eye is seeing.
John Leslie
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When I've painted a woman's bottom so that I want to touch it, then [the painting] is finished.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
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It's like painting the Golden Gate Bridge. You spend a year painting it and you have to start over again. It's a never-ending challenge.
John MacLeod
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We agreed that including the financial services now would be like painting a moving train.
John Mogg
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If moisture gets in under the glass (covering), it can completely ruin the painting. They also do fade like a watercolor on paper.
Julie Aronson
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I learned that from Gloria, she's the best teacher. If it weren't for her I wouldn't be painting, she really encouraged me.
Karen Anderson
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Nathaniel Hawthorne
Sunlight is painting.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
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That, to moms and dads, is more precious than a $5,000 painting. Showing their artwork is a beautiful ... great expression of the love you have for your child.
Nancy Scott
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If no one ever took risks, Michaelangelo would have painted the Sistine floor.
Neil Simon
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I think we were meant to be painting outside originally,
Lorraine Kelly
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