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The Great Fine Art Fix | Artist Quotes | Maxfield Parrish

“Modernistic-Abstractionist-Art… consists of 75% explanation and 25% God knows what!” —Maxfield Parrish Learn more about Maxfield Parrish, who lived from 1870 to 1966. The Great Fine Art Fix 110.5 million dollars. What an absolutely mouth-watering sum! An extremely wealthy individual spent that amount on just…

Explosive Visual Noise | Artist Quotes | Michelangelo

“A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.” —Michelangelo Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet of the High Renaissance. “He exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art.” Explosive Visual…

Individuality, Family, and Humanity | Artist Quotes | N.C. Wyeth

“I now realize how intensely I’ve been living through my family.” —N.C. Wyeth Learn more about N.C. Wyeth, the American illustrator who lived 1882–1945. Newell Convers Wyeth was the first of three generations of painters: his son Andrew and grandson Jamie both became celebrated artists in their own right….

Capture Everything | Artist Quotes | Normal Rockwell

“I always strived to capture everything I saw as completely as possible.” —Norman Rockwell Click to learn more about Norman Rockwell, who lived from 1894 to 1978. This iconic American illustrator captured the soul of a generation of Americans, and his illustrations remain the hallmark of the Saturday Evening Post….