The hexadecimal color code #2972a1 is a medium dark shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #2972a1 is comprised of 16.08% red, 44.71% green and 63.14% blue. In the HSL color space #2972a1 has a hue of 204° (degrees), 59% saturation and 40% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 479.74 nm.
The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.
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It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.
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The holy grail is to spend less time making the picture than it takes people to look at it.
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