Archive for the Gerhard Richter Category

“There is nothing fiercer than a failed artist. The energy remains, but, having no outlet, it implodes in a great black fart of rage which smokes up all the inner windows of the soul.”
–Erica Jong

“Artists know failure. It is not tragic that they know failure; it is only tragic if they know failure and little else…”
Eric Maisel

“Art is always to a large extent about need, despair and hopelessness.”
–Gerhard Richter

“Every painting is a war. You have to struggle every day, and to struggle every day with your inadequacies is a damn nuisance.”
Neil Welliver