Art is exalted above religion and race. Not a single solitary soul these days believes in the religions of the Assyrians, the Egyptians and the Greeks… Only their art, whenever it was beautiful, stands proud and exalted, rising above all time.
The artist need not know very much; best of all let him work instinctively and paint as naturally as he breathes or walks.
I would like my life to be a statement of love and compassion-and where it isn't, that's w...- Ram Dass
If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's go- Bob Hope
I have always had a certain rhythmic approach to my work.- Paul Hirsch
You have to stay faithful to what you're working on.- Stephen King
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.- Henry David Thoreau
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|Birth:||7th August, 1867|
|Death:||13th April, 1956|
Emil Nolde was born in Nolde, Denmark. He was a German painter and printmaker. He was one of the first Expressionists, a member of Die Brücke, and is considered to be one of the great oil painting and watercolor painters of the 20th century. He is known for his vigorous brushwork and expressive choice of colors. His most important print, The Prophet, is an icon of 20th-century art. Among his most important oils are Lesende junge Frau, Blumengarten, and Blumen und Wolken. Nolde's work is exhibited at major museums around the world, including Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia and Museum of Modern Art, New York City.
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