The Quotable Artist

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About The Book

Journey through the wit and wisdom of generations of visual artists, photographers, writers, and architects--and discover what makes creative people extraordinary. This compilation of more than 1,000 great quotations, from famous to obscure, celebrates what artist throughout time have said about fame, color, finding inspiration, money woes, beauty, critics, fellow artists, and other provocative topics. The words of Leonardo da Vinci, Georgia O’Keeffe, Paul Cezanne, Ben Shahn, Marcel Duchamp, George Bernard Shaw, Vincent van Gogh, Sigmund Freud, Alexander Calder, Maria Rilke, David Hockney, Andy Warhol, Frank Lloyd Wright, Henri Matisse, Louise Nevelson, and many others are gathered here, in a warm, humorous, and moving collection of wisdom from the masters.

Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Allworth (October 30, 2007)
  • Length: 224 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781581154948

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