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" A city is like a family portrait - you don't tear it up if you don't like your uncle's nose. "
" A journalist is supposed to present an unbiased portrait of an event, a view devoid of intimate emotions. This is impossible, of course. The framing of an image, by its very composition, represents a choice. The photographer chooses what to show and what to exclude. "
" A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait. "
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
" And then I went round the corner and there's a Van Gogh portrait, and you just think, well, this is another level. A higher level, actually. I love the Sargent, but it's not the level of Van Gogh. "
" A photographic portrait is a picture of someone who knows he is being photographed, and what he does with this knowledge is as much a part of the photograph as what he's wearing or how he looks. "
" A portrait is a painting with something wrong with the mouth. "
John Singer Sargent
" A trio of reputations lie at the heart of Henry James's 'The Portrait of a Lady.' "
" A true portrait should, today and a hundred years from today, the Testimony of how this person looked and what kind of human being he was. "
" At the unveiling at the White House of the presidential portrait, President Bush pointed out that Hillary Clinton was the first sitting Senator in history to have her portrait hanging in the White House. "
" Even though I love my mother, I didn't want to make an idealized portrait of her. I'm fascinated more by her defects - they are funnier than her other qualities. "
" Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself. "
" Everyone sees something different in 'Endgame': a biblical apocalypse, a portrait of painful co-dependency, a confession of guilt and dignity in the face of death, a night of baffling hopelessness, a meaningless babble. Each interpretation reveals an absurd truth - not about the play, but about the person watching it. "
" Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. "
" Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend. "
John Singer Sargent
" Few persons who have ever sat for a portrait can have felt anything but inferior while the process is going on. "
" For me, an aerial picture is no different than a close-up portrait. It's a question of framing and angle. Helicopters are great for that. But I've also used planes. Of course, I always have a harness. "
" For the surf idol Duke Kahanamoku portrait, which I created for the Surfrider Foundation, I took a photo from a book cover and abstracted the photo image into a drawing. This drawing was laminated onto a surfboard and auctioned to a buyer. "
John Van Hamersveld
" For years, I've had a hankering for the portrait of Benjamin Franklin by Joseph Duplessis. Franklin is credited with so many inventions: the postal system, lightning rods, the constitution. He was a rock star before there was such a thing. "
Jon Bon Jovi
" From inside where I live, I feel like I just perceive events in a certain rational way. I often find it sad or poignant, and it may not make me laugh a bit. But I don't mind inventing a portrait that allows others to laugh if that's what they want to do. "
" Hillary Clinton is one of the most compelling figures in the world today... and Carl Bernstein's stunning portrait shows us, for the first time, the true trajectory of her life and career. "
" I became a fashion designer by accident. I loved to make portrait drawings when I was a teenager, and from that came the interest in what people were wearing and why they were wearing it. "
" I do not paint a portrait to look like the subject, rather does the person grow to look like his portrait. "
" I do think the past changes at a slower rate. It sits a little more still for its portrait. "
" I first thought about doing a project about Anna Wintour and 'Vogue' when I read an article in 'New York Magazine' about the Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute Ball, the annual fundraising gala that Anna oversees. It created such a fascinating portrait that I couldn't help but be compelled. "
R. J. Cutler
" If you go back, 'The Great Gatsby' would be a portrait of the rich and fortune made by business. "
" I had no portrait, now, but am small, like the wren; and my hair is bold, like the chestnut bur; and my eyes, like the sherry in the glass, that the guest leaves. "
" I had rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world. "
" I kept wanting to push my image as validity; I wanted to see my portrait on a wall and know it was okay. "
" I leave you my portrait so that you will have my presence all the days and nights that I am away from you. "
" I like Jaco Pastorius' 'Portrait of Tracy.' He was this bass player who played jazz fusion. He was the dopest bass player who ever lived. "
Ty Dolla Sign
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