“Express your passion, do what you love, no matter what.”
:::Vladimir Tretchikoff:::

“Tretchikoff achieved everything that Andy Warhol stated he wanted to do but could never achieve because of his coolness”
:::Wayne Hemingway, designer:::

“Lime green and lurid - the trademarks of an artist the public loved and critics hated.”
:::Michael McNay:::

“It's not a matter of painting life, it's a matter of giving life to painting.”
:::Pierre Bonnard:::

“I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.”
::: Marcel Duchamp :::

“The music that really turns me on is either running toward God or away from God. Both recognize the pivot, that God is at the center of the jaunt.”
::: Bono :::

“The sense of motion in painting and sculpture has long been considered as one of the primary elements of the composition.”
::: Alexander Calder :::

“There's no retirement for an artist, it's your way of living so there's no end to it.”
::: Henry Moore :::

“Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
::: Lewis Carroll :::

“If I knew what the picture was going to be like I wouldn’t make it. It was almost like it was made already.. the challenge is more about trying to make what you can’t think of.
::: Cindy Sherman :::

"At heart I am a bohemian but I prefer to live like a capitalist," he said. "I'd rather drive a Cadillac than ride a bicycle.”
:::Vladimir Tretchikoff:::

“Love is when the desire to be desired takes you so badly that you feel you could die of it.
::: Henri Toulouse Lautrec :::

“You come to nature with all her theories, and she knocks them allflat.”
::: Renoir :::

“I’m not an abstractionist. I’m not interested in the relationship of color or form or anything else. I’m interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.”
::: Mark Rothko :::

“Painting is so poetic, while sculpture is more logical and scientific and makes you worry about gravity.”
::: Damien Hirst :::

“I tend to like things that already exist.”
::: Jasper Johns :::

“Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.”
::: Rumi :::

“The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.”
::: Michelangelo :::

“What counts most is finding new ways to get the world down in paint on my own terms.”
::: Georg Baselitz :::

Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.
::: Og Mandino :::

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