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Quotes by oliver - (12 quotes)

oliver - From the Anxiety category:

General anxiety is the bridge between the manic joys of creation, exploration, new revelations, professional acceptance and reward, and the depression of self-critique, professional rejection and stagnation. All are part of the roller coaster ride of an artist's life. (oliver)

oliver - From the Art category:

Art is ultimately schizophrenic. (oliver)

oliver - From the Artists category:

Artists should be self-aware of their work and their potential places in people's lives and make their decisions accordingly. (oliver)

oliver - From the Collectors category:

Marketing of art is, and to my mind has always been, trendy. Unfortunately, that doesn't mean there is any real long-term value. As an artist I do what I like. As a collector I collect what I like. (oliver)

oliver - From the Copying category:

A copying artist should get permission or pay the original artist a fee. (oliver)

oliver - From the Dealers category:

The Impressionists had to fight the gallery system for many years before becoming accepted. One of their methods of fighting was to band together and hold their own shows. (oliver)

oliver - From the Experiments category:

How and when to try new things and to what degree are critical... Too soon and too radical a change and you may not master anything or develop a style. (oliver)

oliver - From the Masters category:

One can be a technical master – full of craftsmanship, but not in most senses an artistic master. (oliver)

oliver - From the Muse category:

An artist who chooses the difficult muse – or only has a difficult muse – should not be surprised with the results. (oliver)

oliver - From the Perfection category:

Shall I throw away the materials and time paying homage to the perfectionist – knowing that nothing is ever perfect and also knowing that redoing yesterday is not always proceeding to tomorrow's discovery? What an eternal debate! (oliver)

oliver - From the Questions category:

Can a nasty, horrible person still produce good quality, uplifting and inspirational work? (oliver)

oliver - From the Strength category:

You have to control, focus and temper the strength. Uncontrolled strength is usually an explosion. Sometimes on the other hand let it explode and pick up the pieces... (oliver)