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Art Quote for the Day

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” Inspiration, even passion, is indeed necessary for creative art, but the knowledge of the Science of Space, of the Theory of Proportions, far from narrowing the creative  powere of the artist, opens for him an infinite variety of choices within the realm of symphonic composition.” – Matila Ghyka ( Romainian royalty, educator, and writer

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significiance.”  -Aristotle-

“The beautiful is a manifestation of the secret laws of nature….When nature begins to reveal her open secret to a person, he feels an irresistible longing for her most worthy  interpreter, Art. Johann Wolfgang Goethe  – ( 1749 – 1832, German poet)

“Painters should fix their eyes on perfect truth as a perpetual standard of reference, to be contemplated with the minutest care, before they proceed to deal with earthly canons about things beautiful.”Plato_

f you would understand the invisible, look carefully at the visible.” – Talmud

all quotes taken from the book , A Beginner’s Guide to Constructing the Universe – the Mathematical Archetypes of Nature, Art, And Science – A Voyage from 1 to 10 , by Michael S. Schneider

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Author: jfasse

I AM AN ARTISTAND A PROFESSOR OF ART AT EDGEWOOD COLLEGE IN MADISON WI.I RECEIVED MY MFA FROM THE UNIV. OF WI IN 1994 AND HAVE BEEN TEACHING EVER SINCE. I CONDUCT CLASSES IN MY HOME; FIGURE DRAWING, ALTERED BOOKS WORKSHOPS AND WANT TO CONTINUE TO EXPAND ON THIS ACTIVITY AND THAT IS WHY I'M STARTING A BLOG.....TO GET INFO OUT THERE AND CONNECT WITH POSSIBLE ON LINE CLASS STUDENTS AND FOLLOWERS

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