Monday Motivator: Brushmarks Touching Reality

Art motivational quote“No matter what I look at, it all surprises and eludes me, and I am not too sure of what I see. It is too complex. …It’s as if reality were continually behind curtains that one tears away … but there is always another … always one more.”
— Alberto Giacometti, quoted in Pure Presence, page 15

“…the emphatic quality of the artist’s brushwork … allows the spectator to recreate how the artist, in touching the depicted object in the act of painting it, imaginatively touches the real object itself, or brings it within reach.”
Source: Interpreting Cezanne by Paul Smith, page 63

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    1. Glad you found your way here Darleene! If you look in the right-hand column, there’s a “subscribe to this blog” box, which means you’ll get an email every time I post something onto my blog.

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