Who Are Some of Your Favorite Painters?

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I have been creating a series of posts about favorite writers in a variety of categories, and I wanted to expand to considering other art forms. With this idea in mind, I want to consider favorite painters.  I have loved and studied art history as an interest throughout my life, so I want to explore what painters others like.

For this post, I will include

Leonardo da Vinci

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(https://en.wikipedia.org)

 

Claude Monet

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(https://en.wikipedia.org)

and

Vincent Van Gogh

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(https://en.wikipedia.org)

I ask all of you: who are some of your favorite painters?

 

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Quotations On Poetry

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“Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.”

                                                                    Leonardo da Vinci

 

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(https://en.wikipedia.org)

 

“A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.”

                                                                    Robert Frost

 

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“With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.”

                                                                   Edgar Allan Poe

 

Quotations on Creativity–Revisited

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“The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.”

                                          Leonardo da Vinci

 

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“Creativity is an act of defiance.”

                                 Twyla Tharp

 

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“Some part of me knew from the first that what I wanted was not reality but myth.”

                                                     Stephen King

 

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Quotations on Thinking

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“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

                                                                        Albert Einstein

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“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.”

                                                                        Voltaire

 

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“He who thinks little errs much…”

                                                                        Leonardo Da Vinci

 

 

Rest In Peace, Stephen Hawking

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Renowned scientist, philosopher, and author Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. Mr. Hawking was a brilliant thinker, someone whose accomplishments put him with the pantheon of great intellects, including Leonardo Da Vinci, Sir Isaac Newton, and Albert Einstein.

At the age of 21, he was diagnosed with the disease ALS and not expected to live for more than a few years at most. His longevity, despite facing a terrible illness, demonstrates his tenacity.  He forged new ideas in science and wrote about those ideas in works that brought such thinking to nonscientists, including, but not limited to,  A Brief History of Time and The Universe In A Nutshell.

He remained optimistic about the future of humanity, especially if we can successfully make our way into space.

The human race was fortunate to have had such a mind. They are indeed rare.

Rest In Peace, Stephen Hawking. (1942-2018)

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Quotations on Creativity

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“The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.”

                                          Leonardo da Vinci

 

Twyla_Tharp

(https://en.wikipedia.org)

“Creativity is an act of defiance.”

                                 Twyla Tharp

 

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(https://en.wikipedia.org)

“Some part of me knew from the first that what I wanted was not reality but myth.”

                                                     Stephen King