nthnryn: The Responsive Eye exhibition at MoMA from 1965.
Horrific Art History Jokes from "101 Art Jokes"
themuseumjunkie: What do you get if you cross an artist with a kebab? - Donner-tello What do you get if you cross a painter with a boxer? - Mohammed Dali Why was the art dealer in debt? - He didn’t have any Monet What did the artist say to the dentist? - Matisse hurt
spittingimage: As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed. Vincent Van Gogh
Observations of a Mental State
Being a visual artist, my states of mind and emotion are presented to me in a very visual way, a very distinct way. These statuses have a clear beginning and end, which are reflected in my paintings. My current mental and emotional stasis is very cold, calculating, methodical, even mathematical. This stasis has definitely appeared in my paintings,my approach to work, education, the music I listen...
With experience, it seems to be possible to control the flow of paint, to a...– Jackson Polluck, 1950 (via obscureknow1edge)
When people say to me: “How do you do so many things?” I often answer them,...– ~Philip Adams (via onherway)
We artists are indestructible; even in a prison, or in a concentration camp, I...– Pablo Picasso (via spittingimage)
The Art of Viewing Art →
Op-Ed for Proxart Magazine Issue #5
And art exists that one may recover the sensation of life; it exists to make one...– Victor Shklovsky, from Art as Technique ..and must be prolonged. (via buongiorno)
Thanks Colbert for giving the art world some love… even if you were/are mocking it at the same time.
If a work of art or a new style disturbs you, then it is probably good work. If...– Leo Steinberg (via spittingimage)
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the...– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (via ansil)
There is no bigger insult, no quality more degrading-in my opinion-than to be...– (via benpanama)