„Van Gogh.. Fascinating. The fragility of that strong spirit.“

1960's, Conversations with Samuel Beckett and Bram van Velde' (1965 - 1969)

Übernommen aus Wikiquote. Letzte Aktualisierung 14. September 2021. Geschichte
Bram van Velde Foto
Bram van Velde
niederländischer Maler 1895 - 1981

Ähnliche Zitate

Billy Wilder Foto

„Loneliness is a kind of prison.
[Vincent Van Gogh]“

—  Irving Stone, buch Lust for Life

Quelle: Lust for Life

Stephen Fry Foto

„I have Van Gogh's ear for music“

—  Stephen Fry English comedian, actor, writer, presenter, and activist 1957

Ossip Zadkine Foto

„It's so easy to love. The only hard thing is to be loved.
[Vincent Van Gogh]“

—  Irving Stone, buch Lust for Life

Quelle: Lust for Life

Antonin Artaud Foto
Piet Mondrian Foto

„When I first saw the work of the Impressionists, Van Gogh, Van Dongen and the Fauves, I admired it. But I had to seek the true way alone.“

—  Piet Mondrian Peintre Néerlandais 1872 - 1944

Quelle: Quote of Mondrian about his 1890' years; in 'Mondrian, Essays' ('Plastic art and pure plastic art', 1937 and his other essays, (1941-1943) by Piet Mondrian; Wittenborn-Schultz Inc., New York, 1945, p. 10; as cited in De Stijl 1917-1931 - The Dutch Contribution to Modern Art, by H.L.C. Jaffé http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/jaff001stij01_01/jaff001stij01_01.pdf; J.M. Meulenhoff, Amsterdam 1956, p. 40

Henry Miller Foto
Bram van Velde Foto

„Van Gogh... In this world of petty calculations, he was too intense. He frightened people. They cast him out.“

—  Bram van Velde Dutch painter 1895 - 1981

two quotes, 16 July 1970; p. 77
1970's, Conversations with Samuel Beckett and Bram van Velde (1970 - 1972)

Dennis Miller Foto

„I'm one of the more pessimistic cats on the planet. I make Van Gogh look like a rodeo clown.“

—  Dennis Miller American stand-up comedian, television host, and actor 1953

The Rants

Joseph Pisani Foto

„During my youth, I was fascinated by the colors of Van Goth's paintings“

—  Joseph Pisani American artist and photographer 1971

As quoted in "Ein Nomade mit satändigem Sitz in Zürich" by Natalie Isenring Tages Anzeiger (January 24, 2008), p. 58

Jan Hendrik Weissenbruch Foto

„Weissenbruch to Anton Mauve: He [ Vincent van Gogh ] is drawing damn well, I could paint after his studies.“

—  Jan Hendrik Weissenbruch Dutch painter of the Hague School (1824-1903) 1824 - 1903

version in original Dutch, Weissenbruch tegen Anton Mauve: Hij teekent verdomd goed, ik zou naar zijn studies kunnen werken.
a remark to Anton Mauve, who asked Weissenbruch to visit Vincent van Gogh and see his work
Quelle: J. H. Weissenbruch', (n.d.), p. 44, note 1

Billy Childish Foto

„I loved moustaches. I used to draw myself with one. When I was 14, I was really into war and Van Gogh.“

—  Billy Childish British musician 1959

Tim Teeman, "The importance of being Childish", http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,22876-2475809.html The Times, 2006-12-02

Paul Klee Foto

„His [ Vincent van Gogh's] line is new and yet very old, and happily not a purely European affair. It is more a question of reform than of revolution.“

—  Paul Klee German Swiss painter 1879 - 1940

Quote (1911), Diary # 899; as cited by Francesco Mazzaferro, in 'The Diaries of Paul Klee Part Four', : Klee as an Expressionist and Constructivist Painter http://letteraturaartistica.blogspot.nl/2015/05/paul-klee-ev27.html
speaking in positive terms of Van Gogh and his way of using the line in painting
1911 - 1914

David Lynch Foto

„It is, after all, our imagination that makes us human. Vincent van Gogh asked, “What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?”“

—  Will Gompertz British journalist 1965

To which the answer is, I would have thought, boring, bordering on pointless.
Think Like an Artist (2015)

Alexej von Jawlensky Foto

„The whole of French art is a matter of seeing Nature as beautiful, very beautiful, in fact. But on the whole this is not enough. You have to create your own Nature – Van Gogh!“

—  Alexej von Jawlensky Russian painter 1864 - 1941

Jawlensky is looking back on his encounter with French art through his voyage with Marianne Werefkin to Normandy and Paris, in 1903 when he discovered Van Gogh
1900 - 1935
Quelle: Expressionism: A Revolution in German Art, Dietmer Elger, Taschen, 2002, p. 166

Charlotte Salomon Foto

„That which van Gogh attained later in life.... a brushstroke of unprecedented lightness, which unfortunately seems to have a distinctly pathological side, I have attained already..“

—  Charlotte Salomon German painter 1917 - 1943

Quote, 1942-43; as cited by Judith C. E. Belinfante; as cited in note on Wikicommons: Charlotte Salomon https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Charlotte_Salomon_-_JHM_4351.jpg JHM 4351 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Charlotte_Salomon#/media/File:Charlotte_Salomon_-_JHM_4351.jpg
Judith Belinfante noted that Salomon scribbled this comment in pencil (at JHM 4918?)

Arthur Koestler Foto

„Einstein's space is no closer to reality than Van Gogh's sky. The glory of science is not in a truth more absolute than the truth of Bach or Tolstoy, but in the act of creation itself.“

—  Arthur Koestler, buch The Act of Creation

The Act of Creation, London, (1970) p. 253.
Kontext: Einstein's space is no closer to reality than Van Gogh's sky. The glory of science is not in a truth more absolute than the truth of Bach or Tolstoy, but in the act of creation itself. The scientist's discoveries impose his own order on chaos, as the composer or painter imposes his; an order that always refers to limited aspects of reality, and is based on the observer's frame of reference, which differs from period to period as a Rembrant nude differs from a nude by Manet.

Ähnliche Themen