Get inspired! Here are 14 artists on loving art. Enjoy!

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“I love red so much that I almost want to paint everything red.”
— Alexander Calder

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“I hardly ever paint people unless I’m rather in love with them.”
— Sylvia Sleigh

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“Every picture shows a spot with which the artist himself has fallen in love.”
— Alfred Sisley
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“I have never been able to carry out any work coolly. On the contrary it is done, so to speak, with my own blood.”
— K├ąthe Kollwitz

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“After a thousand watercolors you will find that you have fallen in love with paper and paint.”
— Rex Brandt

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“I think one’s art goes as far and as deep as one’s love goes.”
— Andrew Wyeth, painter

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“I so love carving. It seems to me to be the most rhythmic and marvelous way of working on live, sensuous material.”
— Barbara Hepworth

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“It is not enough for a painter to be a clever craftsman. He must love to caress his canvas, too.”
— Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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“Throughout the time I am working on a canvas I can feel how I am beginning to love it.”
— Joan Miro

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“I’ve painted for a very long time, but I don’t get tired or bored by it. I love doing it. If I don’t paint for a single day, I feel unwell physically and mentally.”
— Raphael Soyer

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“Painting is like making love. You cannot ask, ‘How do you do it’? But hopefully it is beautiful.”
— Francesco Clemente

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“When Vincent and I were together in Arles, both of us insane and constantly at war over beautiful colors, I adored red and he loved yellow.”
— Paul Gauguin

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“If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.”
— Marc Chagall

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“What is done in love is done well.”
— Vincent van Gogh

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