„Within one hour of touching the brush to canvas for the first time, my students have a total, complete painting.“

—  Bob Ross

Alessandra Stanley (December 22, 1991) "Television: Bob Ross, the Frugal Gourmet of Painting", The New York Times, Section 2; Page 33; Column 1; Arts & Leisure Desk.

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1942 - 1995

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„[My own goal is] to be completely empty of ideas at the moment of setting brush to canvas, the head being just as empty as the canvas.“

—  Asger Jorn Danish artist 1914 - 1973

In a conversation with Pierre Loeb, circa 1946; as quoted on the website of the Jorn Museum 'Articles' by Jorn http://www.museumjorn.dk/en/article_presentation.asp?AjrDcmntId=255,
1940 - 1948, Various sources

Phil Ochs photo

„The painter paints his brushes black
Through the canvas runs a crack
Portrait of the pain never answers back.“

—  Phil Ochs American protest singer and songwriter 1940 - 1976

"The Flower Lady" http://web.cecs.pdx.edu/~trent/ochs/lyrics/flower-lady.html
Pleasures of the Harbor (1967)

„[Frank] Stella is not interested in expression or sensitivity. He is interested in the necessity of painting... His stripes are the paths of brush on canvas. These path leads only into painting.“

—  Carl Andre American artist 1935

quote c. 1959, in 'Preface to Stripe Painting', by Carl Andre, in Sixteen Americans ed. Miller, p. 76
Andre's remark is referring to Andre's close artist-friend Frank Stella, the American minimalist painter

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Cassandra Clare photo

„And if my heart was a canvas, every square inch of it would be painted over with you.“

—  Cassandra Clare, livro Lady Midnight

Variante: These pictures are my heart. And if my heart was a canvas, every square inch of it would be painted over with you.
Fonte: Lady Midnight

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Barend Cornelis Koekkoek photo

„Beforehand I don't make any drawing of the object or objects which I want to paint on the canvas or panel.... but I start directly to situate the designed plan on the canvas - After having thoroughly sketched and thought over my composition, especially the arrangement of light and dark, I start to paint it broadly with oil-paint and try as much as possible to achieve the hue or the colouring, in which I want to see my landscape.... when it is definitely completed.“

—  Barend Cornelis Koekkoek painter from the Northern Netherlands 1803 - 1862

(original Dutch, citaat van B.C. Koekkoek:) Ik maak vooraf geene tekeningen van het voorwerp of de voorwerpen, die ik op het doek of paneel wil schilderen.. ..maar begin dadelijk het ontworpen plan op het doek te plaatsen – Na mijne compositie eerst behoorlijk geschetst en beredeneerd te hebben, voornamelijk de schikking van licht en donker, begin ik dezelve met olieverw breed te schilderen, zoveel trachtende de tint of het coloriet er in te brengen, in welke ik mijn landschap.. ..wil gezien hebben.. ..als het geheel afgeschilderd is.
Fonte: Herinneringen aan en Mededeelingen van…' (1841), p. 98-99

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„I work a lot and I think a lot. I really want to try to paint on glass.. Please will you ask him [mr. architect Taut ] if there are any transparent colors, which one can use to paint on the glass directly... I want to dispose of a new technique in which the artist can paint on the glass directly instead of canvas. When one wants to reach colors spiritually-bright, then a time will come that oil-paint and canvas are no longer suitable... So, if you have time, please ask Mr. Taut if he understands my view and maybe he knows the ways how I can follow my direction.“

—  Jacoba van Heemskerck Dutch painter 1876 - 1923

translation from German, Fons Heijnsbroek, 2018
(original version, written by Jacoba in German:)Ich arbeite sehr viel und denke sehr viel. Ich möchte so gern versuchen, auf Glas zu mahlen. .. ..bitte fragen sie ihn dann [Herr Taut] ob es transparante Farbe gibt, womit man gleich auf Glas malen kann. .. ..ich möchte eine neue Technik haben, dass der Künstler so direkt das Glas verwenden kann statt Leinwand. Wenn man die Farben leuchtend geistlich haben will, dann wird es eine Zeit kommen, dass Oelfarben und Leinwand sich dafür nicht mehr eignen.. ..So wenn Sie Zeit haben, fragen Sie dann Herrn Taut ob er meine Idee versteht und vielieich den Weg kennt, den ik gehen müsse.
in a letter to Herwarth Walden, 11 Nov. 1914; as cited by Arend H. Huussen Jr. in Jacoba van Heemskerck, kunstenares van het Expressionisme, Haags Gemeentemuseum The Hague, 1982, p. 19
It was not until April 1918 that Jacoba wrote Walden she had decided to submit a series of designs for stained glass windows for the upcoming 'Sturm' exhibition - in April 1919 she sent him ten stained-glass windows, 'Nrs. 12-26'

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„Painted using my penis instead of a brush. A short video of that performance will be sold with the painting.“

—  Pricasso Australian painter 1949

Description of his portrait of Australia Prime Minister Julia Gillard, his submission to the Bald Archy Prize — cited in: [Artists brush up on wit for poke at awards, Canberra Times, 12 February 2011, Federal Capital Press of Australia Ltd., Australia]

Daniel Buren photo

„My painting, at the limit, can only signify itself… It is. So much so, and so well, that anyone can make it and claim it… Perhaps the only thing that one can do after having seen a canvas like ours is total revolution.“

—  Daniel Buren sculptor from France 1938

Daniel Buren in an 1968 interviewer, cited in: Andrew Russeth, " Daniel Buren Shows His Stripes: The Celebrated Artist’s Two-Gallery Show Is On, After a Sandy Delay http://observer.com/2013/01/daniel-buren-shows-his-stripes-the-celebrated-artists-two-gallery-show-is-on-after-a-sandy-delay/#ixzz3bQq73uPq." at observer.com, 01/08/13

Pricasso photo

„The famous nude artist, Pricasso, who uses his member to paint, was kept busy swishing his "brush" over the canvas. He was quite a drawcard - and many a male observer whipped out his cellphone to take a picture.“

—  Pricasso Australian painter 1949

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„Everything that is painted directly and on the spot always has strength, a power, and a vivacity of touch one cannot recover in the studio... Three strokes of the brush in front of nature are worth more than two days of work at the easel“

—  Eugène Boudin French painter 1824 - 1898

in the studio
Quote from Boudin's sketchbook; as quoted in Boudin at Trouville, by Vivien Hamilton, exh. Catalogue, London John Murray Ltd., 1992, p. 16
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„A painter paints his pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.“

—  Leopold Stokowski British conductor 1882 - 1977

Addressing an audience at Carnegie Hall, as quoted in The New York Times (11 May 1967); often this is quoted without the humorous final sentence.
Contexto: A painter paints his pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. We provide the music, and you provide the silence.

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