The truth is in nature, and I shall prove it.
Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience.
The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.
The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself.
Light is a thing that cannot be reproduced, but must be represented by something else - by color.
It took me 40 years to find out that painting is not sculpture....
The artist makes things concrete and gives them individuality.
A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.
The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.
Painting is damned difficult - you always think you've got it, but you haven't.
Time and reflection change the sight little by little 'till we come to understand.
I want to die painting.
The painter unfolds that which has not been seen.
Art is a harmony parallel with nature.
When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.
If I think, everything is lost.
You have to hurry up if you want to see something, everything disappears.
Surely, a single bunch of carrots painted naively, just as we personally see it, is worth all the endless banalities of the Schools, all those dreary pictures concocted out of tobacco juice according to time-honored formulas?
Long live the sun which gives us such beautiful color.
It's not just about looking and copying, it's about feeling too
I have to keep working, not to arrive at finish, which arouses the admiration of fools... I must seek completion only for the pleasure of being truer and more knowing.
Tell me, do you think I'm going mad? I sometimes wonder, you know.
With an apple I will astonish Paris.
An art which isn't based on feeling isn't an art at all... feeling is the principle, the beginning and the end; craft, objective, technique - all these are in the middle.
One does not substitute oneself for the past, one merely adds to it a new link.
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