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Quotation by Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer
Let us shun self-analyzation, self-consciousness, morbidness, affectation, attitudinizing. Let us look ahead as little as possible, keeping our eyes on our brushes and on the world of beauty around us.
Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer (1851–1934), U.S. art critic. "Some Aspects of Contemporary Art," Lippincott's (Philadelphia, December 1878).
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