An artist is an art lover who finds that in all the art
he sees, something is missing; to put there what he
feels is missing becomes the center of his life's work.
~ Artist Romare Bearden___________________________________
Quoted from "Painting: Touching at the Core", Time Magazine, October 17, 1967; also quoted in "The Unfinished Masterpiece" in The Rise: Creativity, The Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery by Sarah Lewis (Simon & Schuster, 2014)
Romare Bearden, 1911- 1988, African-American Artist