The best way to begin is to say: Balthus is a painter of whom nothing is known. And now let… (read more)
The craft of painting has virtually disappeared. There is hardly anyone left who really possesses it. For evidence one has… (read more)
I always feel the desire to look for the extraordinary in ordinary things; to suggest, not to impose, to leave… (read more)
I refuse to confide and don't like it when people write about art.
I will always find even the worst paintings that attempt some kind of representation better than the best invented paintings.
One must always draw, draw with the eyes, when one cannot draw with a pencil.
Painting is a language which cannot be replaced by another language. I don't know what to say about what I… (read more)
Painting is a source of endless pleasure, but also of great anguish.