Gustave Courbet Quotes

Gustave Courbet Quotes: Art is a wholly physical language whose words are all the visible objects.
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Gustave Courbet Quote: Art or talent, for an artist, is merely a means of applying his personal faculties to the ideas and the things of the period in which he lives.
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Quotes about Gustave Courbet: Painting is the representation of visible forms. The essence of realism is its negation of the ideal.
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Quote about Gustave Courbet: The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.
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Gustave Courbet Sayings: I deny that art can be taught, or, in other words, maintain that art is completely individual, and that the talent of each artist is but the result of his own inspiration and his own study of past tradition.
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Gustave Courbet Saying: The beautiful is in nature, and it is encountered under the most diverse forms of reality. Once it is found it belongs to art, or rather to the artist who discovers it.
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Sayings about Gustave Courbet: Painting is an essentially concrete art and can only consist of the representation of real and existing things. It is a completely physical language, the words of which consist of all visible objects. An object which is abstract, not visible, non-existent, is not within the realm of painting.
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