Now there is fame Of all hunger, misery, the incomprehension by the public fame is by far the worst. It is the castigation of God by the artist. It is sad. It is true.
One starts to get young at sixty, and then it's too late
I used to draw like Raphael, but it has taken me a whole lifetime to learn to draw like a child
We can see the light but we are still inside the tunnel, ... We have not been able to get to all the communities.
Ah, good taste What a dreadful thing Taste is the enemy of creativeness.
We don't grow older, we grow riper.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
What is a face, really Its own photo Its make-up Or is it a face as painted by such or such painter That which is in front Inside Behind And the rest Doesn't everyone look at himself in his own particular way Deformations simply do not exist.
To make oneself hated is more difficult than to make oneself loved.
If all the ways I have been along were marked on a map and joined up with a line, it might represent a minotaur.
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephantand the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.
Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.
When I die, it will be a shipwreck, and as when a huge ship sinks, many people all around will be sucked down with it.
Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
They ought to put out the eyes of painters as they do goldfinches in order that they can sing better.
We must not discriminate between things. Where things are concerned there are no class distinctions. We must pick out what is good for us where we can find it.
The genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
To draw you must close your eyes and sing.
Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing Can one really explain this no. Just as one can never learn how to paint.
Is there anything more dangerous than sympathetic understanding
You have to have an idea of what you are going to do, but it should be a vague idea.
Are we to paint what's on the face, what's inside the face, or what's behind it
I am always doing things I can't do, that's how I get to do them.
One must act in painting as in life, directly.