Salesman for westward expansion1830-1902
Peaceful anarchist, advocate of the working man1830-1903
A lesson in making enemies1834-1903
In search of a lost paradise1848-1903
What a pitfall the practice of Antiquity can be. — It is an art that is too rich, too perfect, too general, of bygone idealism, and for which the conventions have become nearly incomprehensible
What makes a piece of artwork significant, is the fullness of the artist’s efforts, the powerfulness of his or her will.
Nature has more depth than surface, hence the need to introduce in our vibrations of light, represented by reds and yellows, enough blue tints to give a feeling of air.
A brilliant murderer studies motion1830-1904
Flamboyant, unrepentant, and fabulous1840-1905
A natural academic creates beauty by the rules1825-1905
A lifelong struggle to capture the intensity of life1839-1906
African-American and Native American woman takes over the world of Italian sculpture1844-1907
Why do Expressionists die young?1876-1907
Expression, for me, does not reside in passions glowing in a human face or manifested by violent movement. The entire arrangement of my picture is expressive.
Literature has exalted pensive immobility, ecstasy, and sleep. We exalt aggressive action, a feverish insomnia...The world’s magnificence has been enriched by a new beauty: the beauty of speed.