I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things.
Quote by Henri Matisse
All that I really have to recount are observations and notes made during the course...
Better late than never is poor consolation for the man who has lost the opportunity...
There are always flowers for those who want to see them.
I'm growing old, I delight in the past.
I don't know whether I believe in God or not. I think, really, I'm some...
What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of...
Jazz is rhythm and meaning.
Cutting into color reminds me of the sculptor's direct carving.
Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul.
There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose,...
It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else.
A picture must possess a real power to generate light and for a long time...
There is no interruption between my older paintings and my cutouts. Just that with an...
The best way to kill time is to work it to death
He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back.
An artist must possess Nature. He must identify himself with her rhythm, by efforts that...
It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color -...
Aren't you [Tahiti Lagoons] one of the seven wonders of the Paradise of painters?
Not one or two, Subhuti, not one or two, but all the beings - men,...
Hate is more lasting than dislike