I wouldn't mind turning into a vermilion goldfish.
Quote by Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse Quotes
An artist must never be a prisoner. Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner...
There are always flowers for those who want to see them.
In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be...
Those who work in a preconceived style, deliberately turning their backs on nature, miss the...
I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me.
Better late than never is poor consolation for the man who has lost the opportunity...
Instinct must be thwarted just as one prunes the branches of a tree so that...
Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds...
I did my sculpture as a painter. I did not work as a sculptor.
It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else.
A young woman has young claws, well sharpened. If she has character, that is. And...
I have been no more than a medium, as it were.
My curves are not crazy.
Exactitude is not truth.
The best way to kill time is to work it to death
Cutting into color reminds me of the sculptor's direct carving.
Work cures everything.
What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of...
The dreamer can know no truth, not even about his dream, except by awaking out...
We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers