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Quotes On Color, Form And Art From Vasily Kandinsky

“Color directly influences the soul. Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the hammers, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another purposively, to cause vibrations in the … Continue reading

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Quote to inspire your creativity from Jimi Hendrix

The amazing musician and guitarist Jimi Hendrix was born on November 27, 1942. In honor of his upcoming birthday here’s an inspiring quote to inspire your creativity. “Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” – Jimi Hendrix   As eloquently stated on … Continue reading

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Inspiring Quote On Art By Alberto Giacometti

“The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.” – Alberto Giacometti   From the New York Times – “Giacometti was an articulate, self-confident and well-informed artist whose sculptures and paintings … Continue reading

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Inspiring Quote From E. B. White

While not a photographer or the type of artist I usually quote from I found this quote from the American author E. B. White particularly inspiring. White is best know for his children’s books, Charlotte’s Web, Stuart Little & The Trumpet … Continue reading

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Inspiring Quote On Photography By Stephen Shore

Here’s an interesting quote on photography from Stephen Shore to get you thinking creatively. “There’s something arbitrary about taking a picture. So I can stand at the edge of a highway and take one step forward and it can be … Continue reading

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Minor White quote on the power of photography

I love this quote on the power of photography from Minor White. Can you think of any images that you hold in your memory? Why do they have power? “The reason why we want to remember an image varies: because … Continue reading

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Inspiring Quote on Creativity from Rollo May

This quote comes from Rollo May’s book on creativity The Courage To Create which is considered by many to be one of the best books on creativity. “A dynamic struggle goes on within a person between what he or she … Continue reading

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Inspiring Quote from Brian Eno

“Stop thinking about art works as objects, and start thinking about them as triggers for experiences.” – Brian Eno For many more gems of inspiration check out these Brian Eno books and his latest CD Lux:         … Continue reading

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What is Art?

“Meaningful art, in any medium, is mind changing, challenging the prejudices of conventional thought. In this role, art lives between the known and the unknown, communicating what it discovers in this ambiguous territory.” – Duane Preble This is an interesting … Continue reading

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More Creative Inspiration from Photographer Joel Meyerowitz

A photography class and creative inspiration from photographer Joel Meyerowitz. In this wide-ranging video Meyerowitz discusses the value of innocence and experience, photographing the “elements”, getting beyond our comfort zones, photographing Ground Zero in NYC after 9/11 and how photography … Continue reading

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