19th-century Printmaker Quotes
Love in an animal sense is an illness, but a necessity which one has to overcome.
Though I studied with Robert Henri, I was never a member of the Ash-Can School. You see, it had a sociological trend which didn't interest me.
I was walking along the road with two friends. The sun set. I felt a tinge of melancholy. Suddenly the sky became a bloody red... I stood there, trembling with fright. And I felt a loud, unending scream piercing nature.
I hope to begin a new plan... not sitting down to local matter but walking and watching.
At some future time I shall see New York the artist's ground. I think you will create an American School.
One always talks of surrendering to nature. There is also such a thing as surrendering to the picture.
The technical procedures doubtless release energies in the artist that remain unused in the much more lightweight processes of drawing or painting (remark on printmaking).
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
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