As some of the most revolutionary artists, these individuals have delved into the psyche of humankind and found means to express the raw and conflicting emotions present amongst all of us. In creating their artworks, these artists have amalgamated strong sentiments of livelihood, ambition, and self-discovery; here are just 15 of the most enlightening lines of advice and insight from 15 of the most talented artists throughout history.
7. "No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love." – Edvard Munch.
10. “I think that if you shake the tree, you ought to be around when the fruit falls to pick it up.” - Mary Cassatt.
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