Famous Artists and Their Work







Famous Artists at Work in their Art Studios

A lot of times one wonders  just how artists organize themselves , play in their art studios or generally approach a particular artwork. We are familiar when many famous paintings and the creation often remains somewhat of an enigma. Whether Picasso, Matisse , Rodin, O’Keefe or Eric Carle .. each glimpse allows us to feel our way into their art studio lives .

Famous Artist ::: Claude Monet

Artist Claude Monet ( French Impressionist Painter 1840-1926)

Claude Monet Quotes :::

  • Color is my day-long obsession, joy, torment ” Claude Monet
  • “Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love ” Claude Monet Quote
  • Video footage with thanks to Nick Wallace Smith- youtube

Famous Artist ::: Pierre -Auguste Renoir

Pierre Auguste Renoir ( French Impressionist Painter 1841 -1919 )

Pierre Auguste Renoir Quotes :::

  • ” The pain passes, but the beauty remains ” Pierre Auguste Renoir Quote
  • “An Artist, under pain of oblivion, must have confidence in himself, and listen only to his real master: Nature .”Pierre Auguste Renoir Quote

Famous Artist ::: Edgar Degas

Artist Edgar Degas ( French Post Impressionist Painter 1834 – 1917)

Edgar Degas Quotes :::

  • ” It is all very well to copy what one sees , but far better to draw what one sees in one’s memory. That is a transformation in which imagination collaborates with memory” Edgar Degas Quote
  • ” Painting is easy when you do not know how, but very difficult when you do. “

no footage found of him working,  this is a rare seconds glimpse of Edgar Degars waling down a Parisian Street 🙂

Famous Artist ::: Auguste Rodin

Artist Auguste Rodin ( French Sculptor 1840-1917)

Auguste Rodin Quotes :::

  • ” Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself animated” Auguste Rodin
  • “To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature “Auguste Rodin Quote
  • “The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born, the artist must be consumed by the fire of his own creation.” Auguste Rodin Quote



Famous Artist::: Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse ( French Artist 1869 – 1954 )

Henri Matisse Quotes :::

  • “There are always flowers for those who want to see them ” Henri Matisse
  • “What I dream of is an art of balance, purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter – a soothing calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchari which provdies relaxation from physical fatique ” Henri Matisse

video with thanks to snake bishop on yt

Famous Artist::: Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso ( Spanish Artist, Painter , Sculptor, Printmaker 1881 – 1973 )

Pablo Picasso Quotes :::

  • ” It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” Pablo Picasso
  • ” Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life ” Pablo Picasso

video with thanks to snake bishop on yt, algaros

Famous Artist::: Wassili Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky ( Russian Artist Painter 1866 – 1944 )

Wassili Kandinsky Quotes :::

  • ” The Artist must train not only his eye but also his soul” Wassili Kandisky
  • ” There is no must in art because art is free ” Wassili Kandisky
  • ” Everything starts from a dot” Wassili Kandisky

Famous Artist::: Georgia O’Keeffe

Artist Georgia O’Keefe ( American Artist 1887 – 1986 )

Georgia O’Keefe Quotes :::

  • ” I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for ” Georgia O’Keefe
  • “When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else.” Georgia O’Keefe

Famous Artist::: Eric Carle

Artist Eric Carle ( American Children’s Book Author/Artist/Illustrator 1929 – )

Eric Carle Quotes :::

  • ” The hardest part is developing the idea and that can take years ” Eric Carle
  • “Let’s put it this way : If you are a novelist , I think you start out with a 20 word idea , and you work at it and you wind up with a 200,000 word novel. We picture book people or at least I start out with 200, 000 words and I reduce it down to 20.” Eric Carle

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