„Use your blood to paint. Keep painting until you faint. Keep painting until you die.“

—  Yoko Ono

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Yoko Ono Foto
Yoko Ono14
japanische Künstlerin, Autorin und Friedensaktivistin 1933

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Arshile Gorky Foto

„You know how fussy and particular I am in painting. I am ever removing the paint and repainting the spot until I am completely exhausted.“

—  Arshile Gorky Armenian-American painter 1904 - 1948

Quelle: posthumous, Movements in art since 1945, p. 15: (in Gorky Memorial Exhibition, Schwabacher pp. 12)

Camille Pissarro Foto
Bram van Velde Foto
Pablo Picasso Foto

„Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.“

—  Pablo Picasso Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer 1881 - 1973

Grandma Moses Foto

„Painting's not important. The important thing is keeping busy.“

—  Grandma Moses American artist 1860 - 1961

As quoted in New Leaves (1986) by Louise Matteoni

Henry Miller Foto
Wassily Kandinsky Foto

„I thought that the painter had no right to paint so unclearly....(but) the first faint doubt as to the importance of an 'object' as the necessary element in painting.“

—  Wassily Kandinsky Russian painter 1866 - 1944

Kandinsky is remembering his experience that he saw one of the 'Haystack' paintings of Monet, for the first time in his life, in Moscow (1895)
Quelle: 1916 -1920, Autobiography', 1918, p. 10

Johannes Warnardus Bilders Foto

„Just start, your palette will help you. (if you worried about a painting or dread to start painting“

—  Johannes Warnardus Bilders painter from the Northern Netherlands 1811 - 1890

version in original Dutch: Begin maar, je palet helpt je wel voort. (als je tobde over een schilderij of ertegenop zag om te beginnen)
Quoted by Maria Bilders-van Bosse, in her letter to A.C. Loffelt, 23 June 1895; from an excerpt of this letter https://rkd.nl/nl/explore/excerpts/763 in RKD-Archive, The Hague
his usual reaction if you worried about a painting or dread to start painting
posthumous quotes

Robert Henri Foto

„Paint what you feel. Paint what you see. Paint what is real to you.“

—  Robert Henri American painter 1865 - 1929

Quelle: Henri, Robert (2007) [1923], p. 285.

Jon Bon Jovi Foto

„You paint your smile on your lips.“

—  Jon Bon Jovi American singer and musician 1962

Music, Slippery When Wet (1986)

Dogen Foto
Pierre-Auguste Renoir Foto
Robert M. Pirsig Foto

„You want to know how to paint a perfect painting? It's easy. Make yourself perfect and then just paint naturally.“

—  Robert M. Pirsig, buch Zen und die Kunst ein Motorrad zu warten

Quelle: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

Gerhard Richter Foto
Karel Appel Foto
Damien Hirst Foto

„The best spot painting you can have by me is one painted by Rachel.“

—  Damien Hirst artist 1965

On the Way to Work, p. 82, Faber and Faber, 2001.
Most of Hirst's "spot paintings" are executed by assistants.

Garin Nugroho Foto

„Keep killing your ideas until they cannot be killed. If you never kill your ideas, you’ll kill your career.“

—  Garin Nugroho Indonesian director 1961

As quoted in the Jakarta Globe http://www.jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/features/legendary-director-garin-nugroho-shares-insights-experiences-singapore-masterclass/, Singapore International Film Festival (March 12, 2017)

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