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The manipulation of meaning to assure an audience would destroy the reality of the work and debase the concept of communication. (James Brooks)

It's all about the paint and how one manipulates it. (Philip J. Carroll)

The artistic bit happens as you manage to plug into the original impulse. The problem is that the aesthetic complications, the manipulation of media, often becomes too challenging for the thread to remain active... (Olinda Everett)

A tool - a hammer, a brush, a knife - has a direct correlation between the manipulation of the tool and the effect. Part of the pleasure of painting or potting with clay is the 'con-natural' experience. You know your 'stuff' and mix and mash and smear with all your physical and intellectual and emotional being involved. (Dolores Hughes)

Most of the power of painting comes through the manipulation of space... but I don't understand that. (Jasper Johns)

In addition to photo manipulation there is digital manipulation of one's own fine art work, there are freehand digital paintings, there is computer-generated artwork and a whole variety of other types. (Julie Rodriguez Jones)

Some manipulation is nearly always needed – whether a trifling reduction of tone, or a superimposition of another wash of colour to strengthen the first. (Walter J. Phillips)

To toy with something is to manipulate it, to try it out within sets of contexts none of which is determinate. (Susan Stewart)

I'm not just interested in the pictorial aspects of the landscape – see a pretty place and try to paint it – but in some way to manage it, manipulate it, or see what I can turn it into. (Wayne Thiebaud)

To use subliminal seduction as a marketing tool merely corrupts this otherwise delicate sensitization. One may argue whether it is art or manipulation. After all it's those Freudian slips that really open the barn door. (Jan Zawadzki)


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