Robert Henri - Quotes

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Do whatever you do intensely.

Do whatever you do intensely.

Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think. ---->>>

I am interested in art as a means of living a life; not as a means of making a living. ---->>>

A tree growing out of the ground is as wonderful today as it ever was. It does not need to adopt new and startling methods. ---->>>

Good composition is like a suspension bridge - each line adds strength and takes none away.

Good composition is like a suspension bridge - each line adds strength and takes none away.

Know what the old masters did. Know how they composed their pictures, but do not fall into the conventions they established. These conventions were right for them, and they are wonderful. They made their language. You make yours. All the past can help you. ---->>>

Genius is not a possession of the limited few, but exists in some degree in everyone. Where there is natural growth, a full and free play of faculties, genius will manifest itself. ---->>>

There are mighty few people who think what they think they think. ---->>>

It will stick with you and show up for better or worse in spite of all you or anyone else can do. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: June 25, 1865
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
Die: 07-12, 1929
Occupation: Artist
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Robert Henri (/ˈhɛnraɪ/; June 24, 1865 – July 12, 1929) was an American painter and teacher. He was a leading figure of the Ashcan School of American realism and an organizer of the group known as "The Eight," a loose association of artists who protested the restrictive exhibition practices of the powerful, conservative National Academy of Design (wikipedia)