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Life According to Andrew Wyeth

I search for the realness, the real feeling of a subject, all the texture around it... I always want to see the third dimension of something... I want to come alive with the object. Andrew Wyeth

It's a moment that I'm after, a fleeting moment, but not a frozen moment. Andrew Wyeth

One's art goes as far and as deep as one's love goes. Andrew Wyeth

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

Artists today think of everything they do as a work of art. It is important to forget about what you are doing - then a work of art may happen. Andrew Wyeth

I can't work completely out of my imagination. I must put my foot in a bit of truth; and then I can fly free. Andrew Wyeth

Did you know the U.S. Post Office just issued a run of Forever stamps featuring several paintings by 20th-century American painter Andrew Wyeth in commemoration of his centennial? Visit the NEA's Instagram feed to take a look at the new stamps. And learn more about Andrew Wyeth, one of a family of artists, here


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