„Time is the brush of God, as he paints his masterpiece on the heart of humanity.“

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„[Frank] Stella is not interested in expression or sensitivity. He is interested in the necessity of painting... His stripes are the paths of brush on canvas. These path leads only into painting.“

—  Carl Andre American artist 1935

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„Every artist dips his brush in his own soul and paints his own nature into his picture.“

—  Henry Ward Beecher American clergyman and activist 1813 - 1887

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„The famous nude artist, Pricasso, who uses his member to paint, was kept busy swishing his "brush" over the canvas. He was quite a drawcard - and many a male observer whipped out his cellphone to take a picture.“

—  Pricasso Australian painter 1949

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„Within one hour of touching the brush to canvas for the first time, my students have a total, complete painting.“

—  Bob Ross American painter, art instructor, and television host 1942 - 1995

Alessandra Stanley (December 22, 1991) "Television: Bob Ross, the Frugal Gourmet of Painting", The New York Times, Section 2; Page 33; Column 1; Arts & Leisure Desk.

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„The painter paints his brushes black
Through the canvas runs a crack
Portrait of the pain never answers back.“

—  Phil Ochs American protest singer and songwriter 1940 - 1976

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„[Pricasso] has achieved a good likeness and I can't imagine how he painted it without brushes or conventional equipment.“

—  Pricasso Australian painter 1949

Mayor of Capetown Helen Zille — cited in: [Cape Argus staff, Artist uses a different stroke on Zille portrait, Cape Argus, South Africa, 7 May 2008, 3, Independent Online]
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„Painted using my penis instead of a brush. A short video of that performance will be sold with the painting.“

—  Pricasso Australian painter 1949

Description of his portrait of Australia Prime Minister Julia Gillard, his submission to the Bald Archy Prize — cited in: [Artists brush up on wit for poke at awards, Canberra Times, 12 February 2011, Federal Capital Press of Australia Ltd., Australia]

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„Now men and their... um... equipment can sometimes falter under pressure so imagine the stress that artist Pricasso and his 'man thing' brush were under, when he came on stage to paint the one and only Carlotta.“

—  Pricasso Australian painter 1949

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„I used to paint some things a few times, but I stopped, because I didn't get an answer. If the work has nothing to say to somebody else, I quit. I am not an idiot who is talking to himself and gazing at the tip of his brush. Painting you do together.“

—  Jopie Huisman Dutch painter 1922 - 2000

translation, Fons Heijnsbroek, 2018
version in original Dutch / citaat van Jopie Huisman, in het Nederlands: Voorheen heb ik ook wel eens wat geschilderd, maar omdat ik toen geen antwoord kreeg, ben ik ermee gestopt. Als het een ander niets te zeggen heeft, stop ik ermee. Ik ben geen idioot die in zichzelf zit te praten en naar de punt van het penseel zit te staren. Schilderen doe je met elkaar.
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