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Kenneth Noland Quotes

Kenneth Noland Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Kenneth Noland
Type:
Artist
Nationality:
American
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    As time goes on, I realize more and more that, beginning in the early 30's, David Smith began setting the precedent for what was to come later for many of us. Kenneth_NolandKenneth Noland
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    Clem had made it known that Pollock was a great painter. Kenneth_NolandKenneth Noland
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    Context begins with other artists - seniors and mentors. Kenneth_NolandKenneth Noland
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    For me context is the key - from that comes the understanding of everything. Kenneth_NolandKenneth Noland
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    I met David Smith through my former wife, Cornelia, who'd studied with him. Kenneth_NolandKenneth Noland
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    I paint my paintings directly. I almost never paint over. This maintains the attention of the picture for me, my contact with what I am doing. Kenneth_NolandKenneth Noland
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    I think of painting without subject matter as music without words. Kenneth_NolandKenneth Noland
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    I've also been willing to share any help that I could give to any other artist. Kenneth_NolandKenneth Noland
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    In the '50s Morris Louis and I were not known, David Smith and Helen Frankenthaler were not much known. Kenneth_NolandKenneth Noland
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    That's the way I work. Usually I start by fooling with the stuff, make messes. Sometimes something comes out of it; sometimes it doesn't. Kenneth_NolandKenneth Noland
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    Usually I throw away what I don't get right the first time. Kenneth_NolandKenneth Noland
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    With artists of my own generation there was at first no group identity - and never a clique. Kenneth_NolandKenneth Noland