Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul.
Quote by Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse Quotes
Better late than never is poor consolation for the man who has lost the opportunity...
It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color -...
With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft.
He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back.
You study, you learn, but you guard the original naivete. It has to be within...
There are always flowers for those who want to see them.
There is no interruption between my older paintings and my cutouts. Just that with an...
Jazz is rhythm and meaning.
Creativity takes courage.
Aren't you [Tahiti Lagoons] one of the seven wonders of the Paradise of painters?
I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have a...
What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of...
A young woman has young claws, well sharpened. If she has character, that is. And...
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.
A picture must possess a real power to generate light [and] for a long time...
Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...