The color of truth is gray.
Andre Gide, French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, 1869-1951
The color of truth is gray. - Andre Gide #color #quotes
Remember the enemy of all painting is gray: a painting will almost always appear grayer then it is, on account of its oblique position under the light.
Eugene Delacroix, one of the leading artists of the French Romantic period, 1798-1863
Better gray than garishness.
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French Neoclassical painter, 1780-1867
Gray is the color... the most important of all... absent of opinion, nothing, neither/nor.
Gerhard Richter, German visual artist, b. 1932
Gray is the color... the most important of all... absent of opinion, nothing, neither/nor. - Gerhard Richter #color #quotes
The fundamental grey which differentiates the masters, expresses them and is the soul of all color.
Odilon Redon, French symbolist painter, 1840-1916
If you take an intense color and put an intense complement next to it without graying it, it’s very hot. The gray allows the eye to do the visual mixing.
Simmie Knox American painter, b. 1935
If I see everything in gray, and in gray all the colors which I experience and which I would like to reproduce, then why should I use any other color? I’ve tried doing so, for it was never my intention to paint only with gray. But in the course of my work I have eliminated one color after another, and what has remained is gray, gray, gray!
Alberto Giacometti, Swiss sculptor, painter, draughtsman and printmaker, 1901-1966
If months were marked by colors, November in New England would be colored gray.
Madeleine Kunin, American diplomat and politician, b. 1933
Concrete is, essentially, the color of bad weather.
William Dean Hamilton, American author
Gray is great. People think gray is a neutral, but I think it's such a moody, intense, dramatic and sexy color. It's very sleek.
Bryan Batt, American actor, b. 1963
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