Thursday, December 11, 2008


1. Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better. - Andre Gide (1869 - 1951)
2. Let each man exercise the art he knows.
- Aristophanes (450 BC - 388 BC), Wasps, 422 B.C.
3. "The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity." - Alberto Giacometti
4. It is important to express oneself...provided the feelings are real and are taken from you own experience. - Berthe Morisot
5. The fine art of painting, which is the bastard of alchemy, always has been always will be, a game. The rules of the game are quite simple: in a given arena, on as many psychic fronts as the talent allows, one must visually describe, the centre of the meaning of existense - Brett Whiteley
6. Art is the thrilling spark that beats death - thats all - Brett Whiteley

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