I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth when all the world is new to it.
Quote by Henri Matisse
It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else.
Cutting into color reminds me of the sculptor's direct carving.
I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things.
When I saw what a mess everything was in I asked for my money back...
There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose,...
A young woman has young claws, well sharpened. If she has character, that is. And...
Creativity takes courage.
With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft.
In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be...
There are always flowers for those who want to see them.
All that I really have to recount are observations and notes made during the course...
I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me.
Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have a...
Aren't you [Tahiti Lagoons] one of the seven wonders of the Paradise of painters?
Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul.
He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back.
Work cures everything.
Jazz is rhythm and meaning.
I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth...