I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me.
Quote by Henri Matisse
Creativity takes courage.
With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft.
I wouldn't mind turning into a vermilion goldfish.
I don't know whether I believe in God or not. I think, really, I'm some...
There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose,...
I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things.
Those who work in a preconceived style, deliberately turning their backs on nature, miss the...
I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth...
When I saw what a mess everything was in I asked for my money back...
There are always flowers for those who want to see them.
You study, you learn, but you guard the original naivete. It has to be within...
Jazz is rhythm and meaning.
Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds...
Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
Better late than never is poor consolation for the man who has lost the opportunity...
The best way to kill time is to work it to death
It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color -...
Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul.
Instinct must be thwarted just as one prunes the branches of a tree so that...
Cutting into color reminds me of the sculptor's direct carving.