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don_socalNovember 14, 2011

Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers - and never succeeding.

Gian Carlo Menotti

Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs.

Thomas Wolfe

Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.

John Ruskin

In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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That is a good series of quotes, it is so hard to define art and the making of it, because reactions are so intensely personal

    Bookmark   November 14, 2011 at 10:13AM
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Lilo,you are so right. Ask people what a leaf looks like and I'll bet you get a plethora of answers.

    Bookmark   November 14, 2011 at 10:52AM
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Art is so hard to define. There is art which speaks to your intellect and art which speaks to your heart and then there is nature.

    Bookmark   November 14, 2011 at 8:59PM
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