An artist must have his measuring tools not in the hand, but in the eye.
Painting is not done to decorate apartments. It is an instrument of war against brutality and darkness.
If you are not skilful enough to sketch a man falling out of a window during the time it takes him to get from the fifth storey to the ground, then you will never be able to produce monumental work.
We’re only scared to take risks when we feel we’re inadequate.
The more I become decomposed, the more sick and fragile I am, the more I become an artist.
Vincent van Gogh
Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.
Why shouldn’t art be pretty? There are enough unpleasant things in the world.
I am a great artist and I know it. It is because I am that I have endured such suffering.
A work of art is a corner of creation seen through a temperament.
Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.
Kurt Anderson received most of his artistic education in the traditional atelier systems of study under Minneapolis artist Richard Lack. Andersons work has appeared in numerous museum exhibitions, including The American Still Life show at the Minnesota Museum of Art. In addition, his still lifes, portraits and landscapes have appeared in gallery shows across the country. Anderson’s work can be seen there as well as in a number of other books and publications. Anderson lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, and is represented by Gallery Americana (Carmel, Californai), Taos Gallery (Scottsdale, Arizona) and Foxhole Gallery (Washington, D.C.).