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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Andrew Wyeth on painting, painter, colors, history, art, winter, loss, memory, talent and inspiration.

8 Andrew Wyeth Quotes That Will Beautifully Paint The Canvas Of Your Life

Quick Facts

Born On: July 12, 1917

Died On: January 16, 2009

Born In: Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania,, United States

Died At Age: 91

Andrew Wyeth, born Andrew Newell Wyeth, was a 20th century painter. Christiana’s World’ and ‘Winter 1946’ are two of his legendary paintings. It is believed that Wyeth started drawing at an early age and his first exhibitions of water colors were exhibited at ‘Macbeth Gallery’ in New York in the year 1937. After he was educated about different painting techniques, Wyeth started incorporating textual effects in his paintings. In his work ‘Winter 1946’, he has fused his grief and sorrow after the death of his father in the year 1945. Later, he started creating portraits of people whom he had known closely. Anna and Karl Kuerner, his neighbors and their farm remained his subject for 30 years. Later, Helga Testorf became his muse and he painted her over the period from 1971-1985. ‘Coot hunter’, ‘Public Sale’, ‘Brown Swiss’, ‘The Patriot’, ‘Up In The Studio’ and ‘Ring Road’ are few of his other works.  Wyeth’s works were also controversial. Art historian, Robert Rosenblum named him as the most overrated and underrated artists of the 20th century. His quotes and thoughts would change your perspective towards life. Below are few of Andrew Wyeth’s sayings and quotations that we have gathered for the artist in you.
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I prefer winter and fall, when you can feel the bone structure in the landscape---the lonliness of it---the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it---the whole story dosen't show.

Andrew Wyeth

I dream a lot. I do more painting when I'm not painting. It's in the subconscious.

Andrew Wyeth

I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape - the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn't show.

Andrew Wyeth

Really, I think one's art goes only as far and as deep as your love goes

Andrew Wyeth

I think a person permeates a spot, and a lost presence makes the environment timeless to me, keeps an area alive. It pulsates because of that.

Andrew Wyeth

If it [talent] isn’t strong enough to take the gaff of real training, then it’s not worth much.

Andrew Wyeth

I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape — the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show.

Andrew Wyeth

I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure in the landscape--the loneliness of it--the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it--the whole story doesn't show.

Andrew Wyeth