I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things.
Quote by Henri Matisse
My curves are not crazy.
Jazz is rhythm and meaning.
Work cures everything.
I have been no more than a medium, as it were.
Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul.
It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color -...
In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be...
The best way to kill time is to work it to death
When I saw what a mess everything was in I asked for my money back...
An artist must possess Nature. He must identify himself with her rhythm, by efforts that...
All that I really have to recount are observations and notes made during the course...
You study, you learn, but you guard the original naivete. It has to be within...
I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me.
Time extracts various values from a painter's work. When these values are exhausted the pictures...
I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth...
There is no interruption between my older paintings and my cutouts. Just that with an...
An artist must never be a prisoner. Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner...
With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft.
I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have a...
Cutting into color reminds me of the sculptor's direct carving.