„RADIO – DADA DIX whose monumental painting 'Barricade' [now lost] created such a sensation in Dresden“

—  Otto Dix

from a photo of Otto Dix c. 1920; with text written by himself with crayon on the wall behind him - in standing pose for the photographer; printed in 'Education resource material: beauty, truth and goodness in Dix's War' https://nga.gov.au/dix/edu.pdf, p. 8

Letzte Aktualisierung 22. Mai 2020. Geschichte
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deutscher Maler der Neuen Sachlichkeit und des Expressionis… 1891 - 1969

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Cy Twombly Foto

„Each line is now the actual experience with its own innate history. It does not illustrate — it is the sensation of its own realization. [a written art note by Twombly on a painting he created in 1957].“

—  Cy Twombly American painter 1928 - 2011

Quote of Twombly in 'Writings', Flash Art International, Laura Cherubini, October 2008 (translation from Italian: Beatrice Barbareschi)
1950 - 1960

Paul Cézanne Foto

„Painting from nature is not copying the object, it is realizing sensations.“

—  Paul Cézanne French painter 1839 - 1906

Quelle: Quotes of Paul Cezanne, after 1900, p. 46, in: 'What I know or have seen of his life'

Ernest Hemingway Foto

„Eschew the monumental. Shun the Epic. All the guys who can paint great big pictures can paint great small ones.“

—  Ernest Hemingway American author and journalist 1899 - 1961

Letter (5–6 January 1932); published in Ernest Hemingway: Selected Letters 1917–1961 (1981) edited by Carlos Baker

Eugène Boudin Foto

„I regret I no longer have the years of youth needed to create a beautiful series of views of this place, which would in any case be rather difficult to paint due to the monuments, which require a good draughtsmanship and long stays in the city, like Ziem used to do in the past.“

—  Eugène Boudin French painter 1824 - 1898

Quote of Boudin from Venice, c. 1893-94; as cited in 'Venice, The Grand Canal', by Anne-Marie Bergeret-Gourbin https://www.museothyssen.org/en/collection/artists/boudin-eugene/venice-grand-canal, Museo Thyssen
1880s - 1890s

James Rosenquist Foto

„It fascinates me to create beautiful paintings with the simplest means.“

—  James Rosenquist American artist 1933 - 2017

On refusing to mesh his work with technology or the Internet; quoted in Brian Sherwin, "Art Space Talk: James Rosenquist," myartspace.com (2008-04-04)

Eugène Delacroix Foto

„I have started work on a modern subject, a scene on the barricades… I may not have fought for my country but at least I shall have painted for her.. [quote is referring to his famous painting 'Liberty Leading the People', 1830]“

—  Eugène Delacroix French painter 1798 - 1863

Quote in an unpublished letter to Delacroix' brother, 18 October 1830, but mentioned by M. Sérullaz; as quoted in Eugene Delacroix – selected letters 1813 – 1863, ed. and translation Jean Stewart, art Works MFA publications, Museum of Fine Art Boston, 2001, p. 13
1815 - 1830

Marcel Duchamp Foto
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El Lissitsky Foto

„Then I can see that I'm with you [in Dresden] at the end of April - beginning of May. Then I'll also paint with you the few works which are desired of me, if you'll help me - because I have already forgotten how to paint.“

—  El Lissitsky Soviet artist, designer, photographer, teacher, typographer and architect 1890 - 1941

Quote in a letter to his wife Sophie Küppers (February 1926):' (letter 8-2-1926, Lissitzky-Küppers), Archive van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, 1990
1926 - 1941

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„The time has passed for our sensations in painting to be whispered. We wish them in the future to sing and re-echo upon our canvasses in deafening and triumphant flourishes.“

—  Umberto Boccioni Italian painter and sculptor 1882 - 1916

As quoted in Futurism, ed. Didier Ottinger; Centre Pompidou / 5 Continents Editions, Milan, 2008, p. 132.
1910, Manifesto of Futurist Painters,' April 1910

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Jean Miotte Foto

„Painting is an act, a sequence of movements one bears within oneself, whose source is one's inner being.“

—  Jean Miotte French painter 1926 - 2016

Quoted in: Ingo F. Walther Art of the 20th Century (2000), p. 264.

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Marcel Duchamp Foto

„.. paint was always [in history of painting] a means to an end, whether the end was religious, social, decorative or romantic. Now it's become an end in itself..“

—  Marcel Duchamp French painter and sculptor 1887 - 1968

Quote in 'Artist's Voice', Kuh; as cited in Outside the Lines, David W. Galenson, Harvard University Press, 2001, p. 109
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