Upcoming Art Events

Upcoming Art Happenings will be resuming soon when the world does.

Meanwhile.. enjoy these quotes –


Art is the queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world. – Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Every day I discover more and more beautiful things. It’s enough to drive one mad. I have such a desire to do everything, my head is bursting with it.– Claude Monet (1840-1926)

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.
– Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)

If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all.  – Michelangelo (1475-1564)

“I am still learning.” – Michelangelo

To create one’s own world in any of the arts takes courage.
– Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986)
(1918 Georgia O’Keeffe portrait in 1918 by Alfred Stieglitz)

I decided to start anew – to strip away what I had been taught, to accept as true my own thinking. – Georgia O’Keeffe

Art is a way of recognizing oneself.

– Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010)

The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to.
– Frida Kahlo (1907-1954)

I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.  – Frida Kahlo

I am my own muse. I am the subject I know best. The subject I want to know better.” – Frida Kahlo

They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn’t. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality. – Frida Kahlo

Art is coming face to face with yourself.
– Jackson Pollock (1912-1956)

Art = a mad search for individualism.
– Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Art is not a thing, it is a way.
– Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915)

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. – Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web. – Pablo Picasso

To create, one must first question everything.
– Eileen Gray (1878-1976)

The more I work, the more I want to work.
-Joan Miro (1893-1983)

The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.
– William Faulkner (1897-1962)

All I did was to look at what the universe showed me, to let my brush bear witness to it. – Claude Monet (1840-1926)

I haven’t many years left ahead of me and I must devote all my time to painting, in the hope of achieving something worthwhile in the end, something if possible that will satisfy me. – Claude Monet

We must do our work for its own sake, not for fortune or attention or applause. – Steven Pressfield

I am an artist because the knot is so powerful I just can not, nor want to be, anything else or do anything else. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

An artist discovers his genius the day he dares not to please.
– Andre Malraux (1901 – 1976)

The great geniuses are those who have kept their childlike spirit and have added to it breadth of vision and experience.
– Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946)

I just wanna make the world a better-looking place. If you don’t like it, you can paint over it! – Banksy


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