Happy Birthday, Thomas Nast (September 27, 1840 -December 7, 1902) German-born American Caricaturist and Editorial Cartoonist, considered to be the “Father of the American Cartoon.”
I think most artists create out of despair. The very nature of creation is not a performing glory on the outside, it’s a painful, difficult search within.” Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
“I lived inside the pictures and from the inside of them looked out upon a world less real than they.” Edward Burne-Jones The late afternoon sun reflected gently off the… Read more The Cathedral →
“I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life – and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.” Georgia O’Keeffe Those… Read more On the Way Home… →
“Nothing has changed in these past two thousand years. Only the names are slightly different.” Alphonse Mucha, graphic artist (1860-1939) on art through the ages.
“Life etches itself onto our faces as we grow older, showing our violence, excesses or kindnesses.” Rembrandt Van Rijn
“Genius can probably run on ahead and seek out new ways. But the good artists who follow after genius – and I count myself among these – have to restore… Read more Happy Birthday, Käthe Kollwitz →
“In our life there is a single color, as on an artist palette which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.” Marc Chagall (July… Read more Happy Birthday, Marc Chagall →