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Anyone who doesn't feel the crosses simply doesn't get that country.
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I believe I would rather have Stieglitz like something - anything I had done - than anyone else I know.
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I decided to start anew, to strip away what I had been taught.
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I don't really know where I got my artist idea - I only know that by that time it was definitely settled in my mind.
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I had to create an equivalent for what I felt about what I was looking at - not copy it.
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I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me - so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn't occurred to me to put them down.
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I know now that most people are so closely concerned with themselves that they are not aware of their own individuality, I can see myself, and it has helped me to say what I want to say in paint.
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I often lay on that bench looking up into the tree, past the trunk and up into the branches. It was particularly fine at night with the stars above the tree.
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I often painted fragments of things because it seemed to make my statement as well as or better than the whole could.
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I said to myself, I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me - so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn't occurred to me to put them down.
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It was all so far away - there was quiet and an untouched feel to the country and I could work as I pleased.
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My first memory is of the brightness of light - light all around. I was sitting among pillows on a quilt on the ground - very large white pillows.
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Nobody sees a flower - really - it is so small it takes time - we haven't time - and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.
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One can't paint New York as it is, but rather as it is felt.
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There was a long weathered carpenter's bench under the tall tree in front of the little old house that Lawrence had lived in there.
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To create one's world in any of the arts takes courage.
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