Art - an act of courage

“It will give you too, what all art promises; a greater pleasure in the moment and a sense of permanencies. It is not time-locked and it will unlock for you a history otherwise hidden; the history of the human heart. I know of no better communicator than art. No better means of saying so precisely those things which need so urgently to be said. It has been a baton handed on to us across centuries and through difference. It is an act of courage.”

Quote from Art Objects by Jeanette Winterson

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Im a bit of a free spirit , dreamer , lover of wild places , both inner and outer.
I paint , sculpt , write , draw , print , a jack (jill ) of all trades – master of none.
Love connecting and absorbing with the beauty around me.

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  • banrai
    banrai9 months ago

    as said

  • Donna19
    Donna199 months ago

    Really great quote.

  • annamora
    annamora9 months ago

    Love this author, read this book – so glad you like it too
    How good to have it so well expressed hey ! And there is more in all her writing and works …

  • JRGarland
    JRGarland9 months ago

    Awesome quote!! Books indeed have their place in art history as it takes an artistic mind to be really good at their art. But Artists show their genius in their own creative minds. The greater art forms are the most popular. So the more people you connect with, the more your art will survive.

  • JRGarland
    JRGarland9 months ago

    Let me rephrase that; “The great the art forms are, becomes the most popular. So the more people you connect with, the more your artwork will survive.”

  • Nigel Bangert
    Nigel Bangert9 months ago

    Great quote, thoroughly agree.

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