#quotes of artists
Henri Matisse in quotes about art, colours and beauty
Henri Matisse , one of the leaders of the Fauvism movement ("the wild beasts" from French) is widely regarded as the greatest colorist of the twentieth century. He used color as the foundation for expressive, decorative, and often monumental paintings. Thanks to his quotes we can understand what art meant to him and how it changed his life.
Albrecht Durer's quotes about his parents, dances, lameness, celestial and beautiful
Self-portraits of the German Renaissance genius, where he depicted himself as a glamorous handsome man with long red curls dressed in gorgeous clothes, made people suspect the artist to be self-admired and peacocky, selfish and sublime. Though, when we read his diaries and letters we discover completely different Durer: a loving son and a good Christian, melancholic and thoughtful philosopher…
Dots, circles, sound of silence and rooster`s crow: quotes by Wassily Kandinsky
Wassily Kandinsky except for his artistic genius and musical talent had an amazing ability to express his thoughts and ideas on paper. Two of his most famous books - "On the Spiritual in Art" (1910) and "Point and Line to Plane" (1926) - for many decades do not lose their relevance and have served as a valuable "guide to action" for beginners in many areas of the fine arts. Kandinsky almost…