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Artists without a subconscious

Art resolves itself in the subconscious. Planning a painting is akin to planning a funeral before anyone has died. Artists are visual opportunists; they simply recast the visual gifts they receive. ‘So, you’re saying artists are all fences?’ You can only belong to art when you have metaphorically died for art. If art doesn’t rekindle […]

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The shortest art PhD dissertations ever, part two

Art puts a skip in society’s step. ‘Well, you’ve got to put the rubbish somewhere.’ Rebel Without a Palette Self-isolation sets art free. Rebel Without a Palette Create art with love, not brawn. ‘Now you tell us!’ Rebel Without a Palette ‘Good taste’ is the enemy of art. Rebel Without a Palette Art puts life’s […]

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The shortest art PhD dissertations ever, part one

Hope ripens in art. Rebel Without a Palette Art catches miracles as they fall. Rebel Without a Palette All art aspires to timelessness. Rebel Without a Palette Visual diets condition art. ‘Yeah, if you analyse the crap artists come out with you can determine what horseshit they were fed.’ Rebel Without a Palette Why do […]

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Art quotes for strange people How not to be an artist

Contrast artists with normal humans

CONTRAST ALERT: Use contrast to create visual interest; contrast light/shade, warm/cool, bright/dull. Too much contrast is confusing, too little bland. Rebel Without a Palette Nationalism is on the rise because of artist types. Rebel Without a Palette Art flies when it goes over people’s heads. Rebel Without a Palette Art poses questions that need no […]

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How to find an artist you have lost

Every child is born an artist; every adult is a born-again artist. Rebel Without a Palette I can understand why people make art, but buying art seems very odd. Rebel Without a Palette Art schools are places where budding spies keep a tab on the competition. Rebel Without a Palette Artists are experts in the […]

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How do artists fly?

WARNING! DANGER OF FALLING ARTISTS: Jumping off the art cliff can be addictive and extremely dangerous. Rebel Without a Palette I wish to send back the fine praise the arse-lickers gave me; I have just found out they didn’t mean any of it. ‘I’m sure they meant the insults, mate!’ Rebel Without a Palette Lousy […]

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Sausages make good art

Every artwork is a page torn from a sketchbook; it takes time to get to the end of a good book, as you know! Rebel Without a Palette Art gives generalisations a good name. Rebel Without a Palette Walls are fitting places for the exhibition of art, and fitting rooms for trying it on. Rebel […]

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How to stop art falling on your head

If art could talk it would say, ‘What the fuck are you looking at.’ Rebel Without a Palette One painting is an idea, a room full, an argument. ‘Yeah, you can put one painting down to experience, but a room full, that’s a deliberate act of provocation.’ Rebel Without a Palette Drawing is the skill […]

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Art galleries for idiots

Sad indeed are artists who cannot reinvent themselves. ‘Sorry mate, I missed the prompt to burst into tears.’ Rebel Without a Palette To exist or not to paint, that is the question. ‘Don’t take this the right way, but do you exist?’ Rebel Without a Palette Discrimination saves art from the curse of self-flattery. Rebel […]

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10 terrifying facts about artists

Touching base is anathema to artists because art is baseless. ‘It’s all right for some, the rest of us have got to live someplace.’ Rebel Without a Palette To safeguard your artistic integrity, if you have any left, get a job and make art in your free time. ‘You mean, turbocharge your integrity with humiliation?’ […]