Pearls from artists* # 567

July 12, 2023

With “Impresario,” 70” x 50” framed, soft pastel on sandpaper

*an ongoing series of quotations – mostly from artists, to artists – that offers wisdom, inspiration, and advice for the sometimes lonely road we are on.

Almost every artist seems to meet someone at the beginning of his career who profoundly and often inexplicably affects later decisions and attitudes, someone whose personal expression is identified with the peculiar glamour of art that hits certain people so hard that they are caught up with it for the rest of their lives.

Mary Gabriel in Ninth Street Women

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