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Robin G. Collingwood Quotes: The romantic artist expects people to ask, 'What has he got to say?' The classical artist expects them to ask, 'How does he say it?
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Robin G. Collingwood Quote: If an artist may say nothing except what he has invented by his own sole efforts, it stands to reason he will be poor in ideas. If he could take what he wants wherever he could find it, as Euripides and Dante and Michelangelo and Shakespeare and Bach were free, his larder would always be full, and his cookery might be worth tasting.
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Quotes about Robin G. Collingwood: The artist must prophesy not in the sense that he foretells things to come, but in the sense that he tells his audience, at the risk of their displeasure, the secrets of their own hearts
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Quote about Robin G. Collingwood: The sociability of artists is a paradoxical and precarious thing, and ceases the instant they begin their actual artistic work.
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Robin G. Collingwood Sayings: Art has no cosmology, it gives us no view of the universe; every distinct work of art gives us a little cosmology of its own, and no ingenuity will combine all these into a single whole.
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Robin G. Collingwood Saying: As a child growing up among artists I learned to think of a picture not as a finished product exposed for the admiration of the virtuosi, but as the visible record, lying about the house, of an attempt to solve a definite problem in painting.
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