There are better artists
in France, but France has no one whose view of life is so large, so varied, so imaginatively true.
But the artist
must employ the symbols in use in his day and nation to convey his enlarged sense to his fellow-men.
To drive her from a place that in some sense belonged to her was not only to insult her, but to cause her a species of artistic pain; for all artists
have a spot of predilection where they work.
It will lead him, in the most logical progression, to what, in the eyes of artists
, would be a most illogical conclusion.
would let his mother go to the workhouse.
Then the pay is not derived by the several artists
from their respective arts.
There was a man, there was a woman,' he seemed to say, and he stood up to the task of comprehension with the delight of an artist
in his art.
And there he sat, in strange despair, until his lamp flickered in the socket and left the Artist
of the Beautiful in darkness.
asked Vronsky, thinking that, as a Russian Maecenas, it was his duty to assist the artist
regardless of whether the picture were good or bad.
She looked, as she put that question to herself, at an open newspaper thrown on the table, which announced the death of "that accomplished artist
I should have been much more so, however, had not long experience advised me not to trust, with too implicit a reliance, the enthusiastic descriptions of my friend, the artist
, when indulging in comments upon the loveliness of woman.
To be an artist
includes much; one must possess many gifts--absolute gifts--which have not been acquired by one's own effort.
I GAVE my orders to the colorman, and settled matters with my friend the artist
, in a desultory manner, had imparted to Phoebe something of his history.
, painter, poet, or musician, by his decoration, sublime or beautiful, satisfies the aesthetic sense; but that is akin to the sexual instinct, and shares its barbarity: he lays before you also the greater gift of himself.