Too many prostitutes and too much absinth1864-1901
Salesman for westward expansion1830-1902
In search of a lost paradise1848-1903
A lesson in making enemies1834-1903
Peaceful anarchist, advocate of the working man1830-1903
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.
A brilliant murderer studies motion1830-1904
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.
Flamboyant, unrepentant, and fabulous1840-1905
A natural academic creates beauty by the rules1825-1905
A lifelong struggle to capture the intensity of life1839-1906
Why do Expressionists die young?1876-1907
New York woman of color takes over the world of Italian sculpture1844-1907
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.