Inspirational Artists

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The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act. —Marcel Duchamp

I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music. —Joan Miró

Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it. —Jasper Johns

The attitude that nature is chaotic and that the artist puts order into it is a very absurd point of view, I think. All that we can hope for is to put some order into ourselves. —Willem de Kooning

The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting. —Vincent Van Gogh