Quotes of 14 famous Women-artists, on creating art & their artist-life - free art-resource for students, pupils and art-teachers
14 Famous women-artists, in their quotes and stories about creating their art and about their individual artist-life. You find her in 14 PDF’s the collected quotes of 14 women-artists Mary Cassatt, Helen Frankenthaler, Isa Genzken, Barbara Hepworth, Frida Kahlo, Elaine de Kooning, Agnes Marin, Joan Mitchell, Paula Modersohn-Becker, Gabriele Munter, Marianne Werefkin, Berthe Morisot and Marianne von Werefkin.
The artist-quotes I took from Wikiquote, where I contributed most of their quotes, during the the last five years.
Some quotes of the selected woman-artists - as a short introcuction of their extended quotes, in 14 PDF’s:
’They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn’t. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.’ - quote of Frida Kahlo, in: ‘Mexican Autobiography’, Time Magazine, 27 April 1953
’I’m trying to remember what I felt about a certain cypress tree and I feel if I remember it, it will last me quite a long life.’ - quote of Joan Mitchell, in ‘Art News’, April 1965
’I have always been interested in oval or ovoid shapes… .Gradually my interest grew in more abstract values - the weight, poise and curvature of the ovoid as a basic form.’ - quote of Barbara Hepworth, in: ‘The Studio 132:643’, 1946
’My [artworks] have neither object nor space nor line nor anything – no forms. They are light, lightness, about merging, about formlessness, breaking down form.’ - quote of Agnes Martin, as cited by Ann Wilson in ‘Linear Webs’, Art and Artists 1, no. 7, Oct. 1966
’I always wanted to have the courage to do totally crazy, impossible, and also wrong things.’ - quote of Isa Genzken, as cited at the exhibition Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam: ‘Mach dich Hübsch’, 2015-2016
editor: Fons Heijnsbroek / Matrozenhof (FotoDutch on Wikiquote):<br>[http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/User:FotoDutch]