Cutting into color reminds me of the sculptor's direct carving.
Quote by Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse Quotes
Creativity takes courage.
Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
In love, the one who runs away is the winner.
There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose,...
I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth...
Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul.
I wouldn't mind turning into a vermilion goldfish.
He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back.
I did my sculpture as a painter. I did not work as a sculptor.
It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else.
When I saw what a mess everything was in I asked for my money back...
Aren't you [Tahiti Lagoons] one of the seven wonders of the Paradise of painters?
I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things.
There is no interruption between my older paintings and my cutouts. Just that with an...
I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me.
Instinct must be thwarted just as one prunes the branches of a tree so that...
In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be...
Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds...
An artist must never be a prisoner. Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner...
I don't know whether I believe in God or not. I think, really, I'm some...