"It hath been thought a vast commendation of a painter  to say his figures seem to breathe; but surely it is a much greater and nobler applause that they appear to think."                                … read more.

“Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.”                                                                   … read more.

  “Art must be parochial in the beginning to be cosmopolitan at the end.” George Moore   In the context of this quote, parochial means narrow or uncultured and cosmopolitan means common to the entire world. The quote refers to more than a superficial look at the process of… read more.