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Arthur Dove Quotes

Quotes by Arthur Dove - (10 quotes)

Arthur Dove - From the Adventure category:

Theories have been outgrown. The means is disappearing, the reality of the sensation alone remains. It is that in its essence which I wish to put down. It should be a delightful adventure. (Arthur Dove)

Arthur Dove - From the Ideas category:

It is the form the idea takes in the imagination rather than the form as it exists outside. (Arthur Dove)

Arthur Dove - From the Light category:

We cannot express the light in nature because we have not the sun. We can only express the light we have in ourselves. (Arthur Dove)

Arthur Dove - From the Nature category:

I can claim no background except perhaps the woods, running streams, hunting, fishing, camping, the sky... (Arthur Dove)

Arthur Dove - From the Originality category:

I would like to make something that is real in itself, that does not remind anyone of any other things, and that does not have to be explained like the letter A, for instance. (Arthur Dove)

Arthur Dove - From the Patriotism category:

What constitutes American painting?... things may be in America, but it's what is in the artist that counts. What do we call 'American' outside of painting? Inventiveness, restlessness, speed, change... (Arthur Dove)

Arthur Dove - From the Questions category:

How do you feel about a person when you're talking over the phone? If you know them, or if you don't know them, do you get something, do you put that into words of your own, from what they say, or from what you think? Or if it were music over the radio, have you ever tried to think how it would look? (Arthur Dove)

Arthur Dove - From the Senses category:

You get to the point where you can feel a certain sensation of light. (Arthur Dove)

Arthur Dove - From the Subject category:

I should like to take the wind and water and sand as a motif and work with them, but it has to be simplified in most cases to colour and force lines, just as music has done with sound. (Arthur Dove)

Arthur Dove - From the Understanding category:

It is hard for a flat thing to understand a round one. (Arthur Dove)