Ellsworth Kelly — American Artist born on May 31, 1923,

Ellsworth Kelly is an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker associated with hard-edge painting, Color Field painting and the minimalist school. His works demonstrate unassuming techniques emphasizing simplicity of form, similar to the work of John McLaughlin and Kenneth Noland. Kelly often employs bright colors. He lives and works in Spencertown, New York... (wikipedia)

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. Scott Adams
To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts. Charles Baudelaire
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul. W. Somerset Maugham
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over. Octavia Butler
Layer by layer art strips life bare. Robert Musil