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Quotations about Art by Author
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Thomas Eakins

Rubens is the nastiest most vulgar noisy painter that ever lived . . . his pictures always put me in mind of chamber pots.  [Letter to his father]

Thomas Edison 

All you need to create is a good imagination and a pile of junk.

Kasimir Edschmidt 

Art is only a step on the road to God. [1923]

Albert Einstein
(1879-1955)

Creativity is the residue of time wasted.

Albert Einstein

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

It is the theory that determines what can be observed.

T.S. Eliot

Poets today in our civilization have to be difficult because they are responding to contemporary experience which is fragmentary, elusive, multi-perspectival.

T.S. Eliot

Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?  [The Rock]

Ralph Waldo Emerson
(1803-1882)

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

PArt is a jealous mistress.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Pictures should not be too picturesque.

Roy Emmins 
(born 1939)

Once you had to be a genius to make works of art.  Now you have to be a
genius to understand them.

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