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John French Sloan Quotes: Many great works of art have only form, the sculpture of the thing. Color as used to signify realization by men like Titian and Rembrandt, gives greater life and tactile experience to the work.
         

Many great works of art have only form, the sculpture of the thing. Color as used to signify realization by men like Titian and Rembrandt, gives greater life and tactile experience to the work.


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Artists are the only people in the world who really live. The others have to hope for heaven.

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The purpose of subject matter is to veil technique. The great artist uses the cloak of resemblance to hide the means.



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