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Art quotes for strange people How to catch art as its falling

How to know you are an insect

What you don’t expect to happen will never happen.

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Photography has given us the perfect excuse to stop seeing, and now we only gawp.

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Exposure to fine art fine-tunes perception.

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The instance of what you see is not the essence of what you see.

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Before artists can free the public, they must first free themselves. ‘Kidnapping private view guests. Sweet!’

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Eccentricity is 90% of great art. ‘That doesn’t leave much wiggle-room for the non-eccentric gits to shine!’

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The only difference between good and bad art is indifference and wonky perception.

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The conscious mind is a fair-weather friend, the intuition a loyal friend.

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HOW IMAGINATION WORKS ALERT: Just feed it two random and unconnected thingies, and it will magically vomit a whatchamacallit for free. ‘Sounds like three flippin’ lettuce leaves for the price of two, hey!’

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Blessed are the eternally astonished artists for they provide the magic and the energy.

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Doodling is a notice of creative intent. ‘So is loitering!’

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Artists are just average humans who work hard to become ‘profoundly human.’

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Success not achieved by love suffused with struggle is undeserved, and that’s not to romanticise deserving.

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Overexposure breeds contempt, too little and you’ll repent.

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By Rebel Without a Palette

Francis is an Australian born artist, illustrator and musician.