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Quotes by burton silverman - (16 quotes)

Burton Silverman - From the Aging category:

I love the fact that there are more and more young people out there who still want to make a flat two-dimensional surface come alive with three dimensional magic. (Burton Silverman)

Burton Silverman - From the Education category:

My best training came from doing illustrations because it taught me to compose my paintings more effectively, to improve my colors, and to be ruthlessly selective. (Burton Silverman)

Burton Silverman - From the Ego category:

I am wedded to who I am. (Burton Silverman)

Burton Silverman - From the Finishing category:

The beginning of a painting is a very energized, exciting time, and it generates most of the energy I have. If I've gotten 75 per cent of it down, then it takes an effort to really get up that kind of energy to finish it in the same way it's begun. (Burton Silverman)

Burton Silverman - From the Hope category:

I hope that we can bridge the worlds of appearances and of insights, and thus rescue art from triviality, from 'sensation' alone. (Burton Silverman)

Burton Silverman - From the Importance category:

I do not believe that the way paint is applied should be more important than what is portrayed. (Burton Silverman)

Burton Silverman - From the Museums category:

In an era when museum curators were busy introducing the public to photographs of daily life taken by Robert Frank, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Diane Arbus, why did they simultaneously disdain paintings depicting the same kind of people? (Burton Silverman)

Burton Silverman - From the Portraiture category:

The self-portrait is an act of objectifying the self and in that regard is a unique form of portraiture. (Burton Silverman)

Burton Silverman - From the Portraiture category:

Alas, it is just a single image - an extended moment perhaps. Unlike a biography, a portrait cannot present the many differing moments that make up a personality. (Burton Silverman)

Burton Silverman - From the Realism category:

I am stuck with my passion for the objective world, for the constantly shifting shades of meaning to the events of my life, to the states of being of the people I paint, and to the persistent need to get it right. (Burton Silverman)

Burton Silverman - From the Satisfaction category:

I love an art which allows me to document my place in this mix... This is my past and my future. It has its own logic and finally, its own sense of fulfillment. (Burton Silverman)

Burton Silverman - From the Seeing category:

We do not see everything in the environment in the complete, totally resolved, explicit character of the photograph. We, in fact, prioritize our seeing. (Burton Silverman)

Burton Silverman - From the Seeing category:

Artists must literally go into a zone of intense seeing so the subjective and objective almost fuse together. (Burton Silverman)

Burton Silverman - From the Subject category:

Very early in life, I fell in love with the landscape of the human face, where all the emotional states of life are to be found. (Burton Silverman)

Burton Silverman - From the Timeliness category:

I continue to make paintings of people and their moments in our time because I am of that time. Out of that I hope to make pictures that are timeless. (Burton Silverman)

Burton Silverman - From the Windows category:

I love the fact that this art might somehow affect the way people see, and thus open a window on the world. (Burton Silverman)