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Arthur Lismer Quotes

Quotes by Arthur Lismer - (7 quotes)

Arthur Lismer - From the Belief category:

It is necessary that... we should believe that we are as capable of producing great art as we believe we are capable of doing great deeds... (Arthur Lismer)

Arthur Lismer - From the Competence category:

Jackson is the most consummate sketcher I have ever known. These little panels, handy on the trail, could be handled as easily as an expert marksman uses a quiver full of arrows. (Arthur Lismer)

Arthur Lismer - From the Nature category:

- on Tom Thomson, Canadian painter (1877-1917)...
Thomson sought the wilderness, never seeking to tame it, but only to draw from it, its magic of tangle and season. (Arthur Lismer)

Arthur Lismer - From the Painting category:

-to Susan Avishai when a child in Montreal...
Don't paint the apple; paint the red. (Arthur Lismer)

Arthur Lismer - From the Renewal category:

-on sketching trip with Tom Thomson...
Turning points in my life... the bush, the trails, lakes, waterfalls... moving camp from one wonderful lake to another... the companionship of a great individual, a wonder with canoe, axe and fish line. (Arthur Lismer)

Arthur Lismer - From the Universe category:

-on A. Y. Jackson...
There is something cosmic in his interpretation of the movement of earth and sky and weather forms in his paintings... (Arthur Lismer)

Arthur Lismer - From the Wonder category:

-on experiencing the north country with Tom Thomson...
Imagine a glorious full moon coming over the tops of the spruce, big and yellow, shedding a mysterious light on everything... the moonlight had colour, you could see to paint and be able to appreciate the colour of things. (Arthur Lismer)