Quote for Today: Edgar Degas

  A painting requires a little mystery, some vagueness, and some fantasy. When you always make your meaning perfectly plain you end up boring people. ― Edgar Degas Edgar Degas, …

Quote for Today: Piper Payne

There is something beautiful about a blank canvas, the nothingness of the beginning that is so simple and breathtakingly pure. It’s the paint that changes its meaning and the hand …

Quote for Today: Roger Rosenblatt

  Why, for example, do the great writers use anticipation instead of surprise? Because surprise is merely an instrument of the unusual, whereas anticipation of a consequence enlarges our understanding …