Wayne Thiebaud Quotes

Wayne Thiebaud Quotes: If I don't have anything better to do that day, I'll copy paintings, generally by people who have some relationship to the work of the moment.
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Wayne Thiebaud Quote: Art is one of the dirtiest words in our language; it's mucked up with all kinds of meanings. There's the art of plumbing; there's the art of almost anything that you can say.
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Quotes about Wayne Thiebaud: The Gold Rush and the Pony Express made Sacramento a substantial place in terms of enterprise.
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Quote about Wayne Thiebaud: An artist has to train his responses more than other people do. He has to be as disciplined as a mathematician. Discipline is not a restriction but an aid to freedom. It prepares an artist to choose his own limitations...
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Wayne Thiebaud Sayings: I'm a believer in the notion that artists who do good work believe in the ideas of extremes.
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Wayne Thiebaud Saying: The most important thing is that the work has to be solid [in terms of its formal structure] and that the work accomplishes what it strives to achieve. It has to be genuine - not mannered or stylistically driven.
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Sayings about Wayne Thiebaud: My subject matter was a genuine sort of experience that came out of my life, particularly the American world in which I was privileged to be . . . . I would really think of the bakery counters, of the way the counter was lit, where the pies were placed, but I wanted just a piece of the experience. From when I worked in restaurants . . . [it was] always poetic to me.
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Saying about Wayne Thiebaud: An artist needs the best studio instruction, the most rigorous demands, and the toughest criticism in order to tune up his sensibilities.
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Wayne Thiebaud Quotes: Commonplace objects are constantly changing... The pies, for example, we now see, are not going to be around forever. We are merely used to the idea that things do not change.
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