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Artistic Thoughts

“The pearl is the queen of gems and the gem of queens.” -Author Unknown

If only the spectators or auditors are infected by the feelings which the author has felt, it is art. -Leo Tolstoy

“I dream my painting, and then I paint my dream.” -Vincent van Gogh

“Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life.” -Pablo Picasso

“Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul.” -Wassily Kandinsky

“Art is like recess for the mind.” -a second grader

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” -Georgia O’Keeffe

Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one. -Stella Adler

To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts - such is the duty of the artist. -Schumann

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. ~Pablo Picasso