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A society person who is enthusiastic about modern painting or Truman Capote is already half a traitor to his class. It is middle-class people who, quite mistakenly, imagine that a lively pursuit of the latest in reading and painting will advance their status in the world. (Quote by - Mary McCarthy)

The only good copies are those which exhibit the defects of bad originals. (Quote by - Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld)

Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you. (Quote by - Jackson Pollock)

One picture in ten thousand, perhaps, ought to live in the applause of mankind, from generation to generation until the colors fade and blacken out of sight or the canvas rot entirely away. (Quote by - Nathaniel Hawthorne)

The painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through. (Quote by - Jackson Pollock)

A portrait is a painting with something wrong with the mouth. (Quote by - John Singer Sargent)

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