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"Easel painting means small painting." - David Hockney

"Painting is the subject of painting." - Joseph Raffael

"A great painting is a great painting." - Larry Poons

"Keep painting your demons." - Jack Beal

"Painting is silent poetry." - Plutarch

"Painting completed my life." - Frida Kahlo

"Sunlight is painting." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Painting is very interesting." - Sam Waterston

"I love painting." - Heidi Klum

"I hate painting." - Howard Hodgkin

"Painting was called silent poetry and poetry speaking painting." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I like fishing, I like painting; I like painting fish." - Daniel Craig

"Painting is literature in colors. Literature is painting in language." - Pramoedya Ananta Toer

"Painting is silent poetry, and poetry painting that speaks." - Simonides of Ceos

"Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks." - Plutarch

"I learned a lot of painting tricks painting outside." - James Rosenquist

"Basically painting is total idiocy." - Robert Rauschenberg

"Photography is painting with light" - Miroslav Tichy

"Painting is a jeu d'esprit." - Pablo Picasso

"Painting taught literature to describe." - Orhan Pamuk

"I want to assassinate painting," - Joan Miro

"Painting demands an intelligent model." - Vincent Van Gogh

"From today, painting is dead." - Paul Delaroche

"I want to die painting." - Paul Cezanne

"All gardening is landscape painting." - William Kent

"I wish to die painting." - Paul Cezanne

"Painting is a strange business." - J M W Turner

"Painting is a means of self-enlightenment." - John Olsen

"Without intent all painting is meaningless." - Christopher Willard

"No painting is more replete than Mondrian's." - Samuel Beckett

"Nature engenders the science of painting" - Robert Delaunay

"Dutch painting: daily life is enough." - Mason Cooley

"Moonlight is sculpture; sunlight is painting." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Without atmosphere a painting is nothing." - Rembrandt

"Literature is painting, architecture, and music." - Yevgeny Zamyatin

"Intensity is all that matters in painting." - John Piper

"Geometry is the foundation of all painting." - Albrecht Durer

"Eloquence is the painting of thought ..." - Blaise Pascal

"Each painting evolves freely and independently." - Fernando Araujo Perdomo

"For me, painting is like meditation." - Janet Fish

"Painting is saying "Ta" to God." - Stanley Spencer

"Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you...." - Jackson Pollock

"A man posing for a painting." - David Hume

"Painting is another form of thinking." - Gerhard Richter

"Painting is an investigation of being." - Squeak Carnwath

"Writing is fifty years behind painting." - Brion Gysin

"Fiction is not photography, it's oil painting." - Robertson Davies

"When in doubt, make a red painting." - Kay WalkingStick

"Writing is the painting of the voice." - Voltaire

"Painting, because of its universality, becomes speculation." - El Greco

"Every song is like a painting." - Dick Dale

"Painting is a hobby for me." - Renee Oconnor

"Happy painting and God Bless, my friend." - Bob Ross

"I painted myself out of my painting." - Milton Resnick

"I'd rather be home alone, painting." - Margaret Keane

"Wine pricing is an art - like painting." - Joe Bastianich

"I found I have to stay painting." - Alan Bean

"Painting is by nature a luminous language." - Robert Delaunay

"Nature engenders the science of painting." - Robert Delaunay

"The substance of painting is light." - Andre Derain

"Painting becomes interesting when it becomes timeless." - Peter Doig

"Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts." - Blaise Pascal

"I love film - it's like painting." - Azzedine Alaia

"I have sworn to die painting." - Paul Cezanne

"Painting, I think it's like jazz." - Brian Eno

"All my album artwork is body painting." - Kimbra

"I will keep painting until I die." - Yayoi Kusama

"Painting is a hobby for me." - Renee O'Connor

"I never really separated painting and literature." - Cy Twombly

"We must always apologize for talking painting." - Paul Valery

"A poem is like a painting." - Horace

"What has reasoning to do with painting?" - William Blake

"Painting, like passion, is a living voice." - Barnett Newman

"Painting is a state of being." - Jackson Pollock

"Painting is more important than art." - Wayne Thiebaud

"Painting is a coalescing of experience." - Richard Phillips

"I did painting before I did photography." - David Bailey

"Painting and writing are solitary arts." - Conrad Hall

"I want painting to be my flashlight." - Squeak Carnwath

"If you call painting dumb poetry, the painter may call poetry blind painting." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"It is not about painting life, it is about making painting alive." - Paul Cezanne

"Each part of a great painting should in itself be a great painting." - Melissa Brown

"On painting and fighting looke aloofe. [On painting and fighting look aloof.]" - George Herbert

"There is no light painting or dark painting, but simply relations of tones." - Paul Cezanne

"Use your blood to paint. Keep painting until you faint. Keep painting until you die." - Yoko Ono

"Painting is self-discovery. You arrive at the image through the act of painting." - Adolph Gottlieb

"Photoshop came out of painting, and now it's going back to painting." - David Hockney

"A painting is music you can see and music is a painting you can hear." - Miles Davis

"It's not a matter of painting life, it's a matter of giving life to painting." - Pierre Bonnard

"Objective painting is not good painting unless it is good in the abstract sense." - Georgia O'Keeffe

"Painting is the supreme form of expression; you don't need to 'read' painting." - Peter Greenaway

"It's not your painting anymore. It stopped being your painting the moment that you finished it." - Jeff Melvoin

"Only when painting isn't painting can there be an affront to modesty." - Pablo Picasso

"Pop Art is not painting because painting must have content and emotion." - Grace Hartigan

"I am the thing that I am painting at the time of painting." - Douglas Lockwood

"I don't like painting flowers in my music. I like painting guts and pain." - Jonathan Davis

"It's not about perfection. What's a perfect painting? What's interesting about a perfect painting?" - Peter Doig

"You're going to react to a painting in a way that the painting demands you react." - Greil Marcus

"Painting is no problem. The problem is what to do when you're not painting." - Jackson Pollock

"I dream a lot. I do more painting when I'm not painting. It's in the subconscious." - Andrew Wyeth

"I've just kept on ceaselessly painting in order to learn painting." - Vincent Van Gogh

"Sometimes working on one painting will help solve a problem in another painting." - Mary Beth McKenzie

"I realized painting could look like a film, and a film like a painting." - Rita Ackermann

"I just realized that I never look at a painting and ask, 'Is this painting fictional or non-fictional?' It's just a painting." - Scott McClanahan

"I just realized that I never look at a painting and ask, 'Is this painting fictional or non-fictional?' It's just a painting." - Scott McClanahan

"My primary thing is to make a painting, not necessarily to make a painting to sell for gazillions of dollars, but just to make a painting." - Eric Fischl

"The freer the soul, the more abstract painting becomes." - Marc Chagall

"More than a process, painting is being possessed..." - Philip Guston

"Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbor." - Giotto Di Bondone

"Soul is as necessary in a painting as body." - Marie Bashkirtseff

"Teach the children! It is painting in fresco." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A painting is a collection of a series of corrections." - Helen Van Wyk

"Poetry ... is the music and painting of the mind." - Sonia Orwell

"I make no distinction between poetry and painting." - Joan Miro

"Painting a picture is like trying to fight a battle." - Winston Churchill

"Painting is something that takes place among the colors." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"You can't sweeten the well by painting the pump." - Adrian Rogers

"Painting is like being a lawyer and attacking a corporation." - John Currin

"A painting is not made to be sniffed." - Rembrandt

"As a teenager I started painting and playing guitar." - Buffy Sainte-Marie

"A painting is more than the sum of its parts" - Wendelin Van Draanen

"The real purpose of painting is to give pleasure." - Robert Ryman

"Ideas are to literature what light is to painting." - Paul Bourget

"Through a painting, we can see the whole world." - Hans Hofmann

"Painting is the art of hollowing a surface." - Georges Seurat

"A Painting without emotion is like a tree without roots." - Ray Wilkins

"Everybody has his own interpretation of a painting he sees..." - Francis Bacon

"Painting and drawing has been here for 35,000 years." - David Hockney

"Apart from painting and gardening, I'm not good at anything." - Claude Monet

"Love is art, not truth. It's like painting scenery." - Lorrie Moore

"The painting is finished when the idea has disappeared." - Georges Braque

"Different shades of life make the painting more beautiful." - Michael Dolan

"Flesh was the reason why oil painting was invented" - Willem De Kooning

"When I am finished painting, I paint again for relaxation." - Pablo Picasso

"Perspective is the rein and rudder of painting." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Painting is the intermediate between a thought and a thing." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"When one is painting one does not think." - Raphael

"You bring to a painting your own experience." - Jacob Lawrence

"I do believe that painting can change the world." - David Hockney

"My painting occurs when I think of two disparate elements." - Alex Colville

"Painting and tattooing the body is a return to animalism." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Painting doesn't mean just describing; it's a state of spirit." - Caryl Churchill

"Painting is with me but another word for feeling." - John Constable

"I would exchange every painting of Christ for one snapshot." - George Bernard Shaw

"A painting without something disturbing in it - what's that?." - Georges Braque

"I think I am beginning to learn something about painting." - Titian

"In a painting I want to say something comforting." - Vincent Van Gogh

"It's all one to me: opera, painting, drawing, faxes." - David Hockney

"Digital design is like painting, except the paint never dries." - Neville Brody

"A painting only lives in the eye of the beholder" - Pablo Picasso



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