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Why do you paint that way?

6 monthes ago   |   By loriann Signori

30x40 oil on linen At the Metropolitan Museum of Art there is an exhibition of Eugene Delacroix's (1798-1863) work. He is not on my top ten list of favorite painters but still I felt that it is a must see exhibit. After viewing his impressive paintings I began reading more about him.
In my reading, the one quote that struck me was, "A great number of talented artists have never done anything worthwhile because they surrounded themselves with a mass of prejudices, or had prejudices thrust upon them by the fashion of the movement." And that was say in the 1800s! That quote made me think. Why...
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