Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.
Quote by Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse Quotes
Cutting into color reminds me of the sculptor's direct carving.
Truly, I'm not joking when I thank my lucky stars for the awful operation I...
Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul.
I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me.
With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft.
It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else.
Creativity takes courage.
An artist must possess Nature. He must identify himself with her rhythm, by efforts that...
In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be...
He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back.
When I saw what a mess everything was in I asked for my money back...
Jazz is rhythm and meaning.
Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
An artist must never be a prisoner. Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner...
The best way to kill time is to work it to death
I'm growing old, I delight in the past.
I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth...
It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color -...
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other...
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.