Richard Diebenkorn Quotes

Richard Diebenkorn Quotes: Don't 'discover' a subject of any kind.
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Richard Diebenkorn Quote: My father didn't think being an artist was a respectable or worthy goal for a man. He hoped I would see my way to more serious work and would find myself turning towards medicine, law, or business.
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Quotes about Richard Diebenkorn: As a work progresses, its power to elicit and dictate response mounts. There seems to be an optimum moment when this power is at its greatest which just precedes the point where 'elicit' is no longer apt usage. 'Dictates' is the word for this condition and tyranny is the adversary.
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Quote about Richard Diebenkorn: I keep plastering it until it comes around to what I want, in terms of all I know and think about painting now, as well as in terms of the initial observation.
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Richard Diebenkorn Sayings: All paintings start out of a mood, out of a relationship with things or people, out of a complete visual impression. To call this expression abstract seems to me often to confuse the issue. Abstract means literally to draw from or separate. In this sense every artist is abstract . . . a realistic or non-objective approach makes no difference. The result is what counts.
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Richard Diebenkorn Saying: 'Abstract' literally means to draw from or separate. In this sense every artist is abstract... a realistic or nonobjective approach makes no difference. The result is what counts.
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Sayings about Richard Diebenkorn: One wants to see the artifice of the thing as well as the subject.
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