Museum of Fine Arts/ Richmond Virginia/ Pierre-Auguste Renoir/ Pensive (La Songeuse)

D's Photos, Well-known Quotations

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. ~Pablo Picasso

The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life. ~William Faulkner

Painting is silent poetry. ~Plutarch, Moralia: How to Study Poetry

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen. ~Leonardo da Vinci

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