You study, you learn, but you guard the original naivete. It has to be within you, as desire for drink is within the drunkard or love is within the lover.
Quote by Henri Matisse
When I saw what a mess everything was in I asked for my money back...
I'm growing old, I delight in the past.
Creativity takes courage.
It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else.
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Truly, I'm not joking when I thank my lucky stars for the awful operation I...
Jazz is rhythm and meaning.
I don't know whether I believe in God or not. I think, really, I'm some...
A young woman has young claws, well sharpened. If she has character, that is. And...
Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth...
Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul.
I did my sculpture as a painter. I did not work as a sculptor.
In love, the one who runs away is the winner.
An artist must possess Nature. He must identify himself with her rhythm, by efforts that...
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...
What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of...
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
So many of our DREAMS at first seem Impossible, then they seem Improbable, and then...