“Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.”
“life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one”
“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.”
“An idea is salvation by imagination”
“Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.”
“Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can.”
“There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.”
“An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's.”
“Color is my daylong obsession, joy, and torment.”
"The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude."
“One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.”
“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”
“Creativity takes courage.”
“All artists are willing to suffer for their work. But why are so few prepared to learn to draw?”
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Established in 2001 we are contemporary art dealers based in East Lothian and specialising in Scottish and Italian art.
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