Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul.
Everything starts from a dot.
The observer must learn to look at the picture as a graphic representation of a mood and not as a representation of objects.
Colour is a power which directly influences the soul.
There is no must in art because art is free.
Of all the arts, abstract painting is the most difficult. It demands that you know how to draw well, that you have a heightened sensitivity for composition and for colors, and that you be a true poet. This last is essential.
The true work of art is born from the 'artist': a mysterious, enigmatic, and mystical creation. It detaches itself from him, it acquires an autonomous life, becomes a personality, an independent subject, animated with a spiritual breath, the living subject of a real existence of being.
Color provokes a psychic vibration. Color hides a power still unknown but real, which acts on every part of the human body.
The artist must train not only his eye but also his soul.
Color transmits and translates emotion.
To create a work of art is to create the world.
… lend your ears to music, open your eyes to painting, and … stop thinking! Just ask yourself whether the work has enabled you to “walk about” into a hitherto unknown world. If the answer is yes, what more do you want?
The circle is the synthesis of the greatest oppositions. It combines the concentric and the eccentric in a single form and in equilibrium. Of the three primary forms, it points most clearly to the fourth dimension.
The deeper the blue becomes, the more strongly it calls man towards the infinite, awakening in him a desire for the pure and, finally, for the supernatural The brighter it becomes, the more it loses its sound, until it turns into silent stillness and becomes white.
The more abstract is form, the more clear and direct its appeal.
Orange is red brought nearer to humanity by yellow.
Each color lives by its mysterious life.
That is beautiful which is produced by the inner need, which springs from the soul.
The force that propels the human spirit on the clear way forward and upward is the abstract spirit.
In every painting a whole is mysteriously enclosed, a whole life of tortures, doubts, of hours of enthusiasm and inspiration.
The sound of colors is so definite that it would be hard to find anyone who would express bright yellow with bass notes or dark lake with treble.
Everything that is dead quivers. Not only the things of poetry, stars, moon, wood, flowers, but even a white trouser button glittering out of a puddle in the street... Everything has a secret soul, which is silent more often than it speaks.
Color is a means to exert a direct influence on the soul.
The artist must have something to say, for mastery over form is not his goal but rather the adapting of form to its inner meaning.
Art is not vague production, transitory and isolated, but a power which must be directed to the improvement and refinement of the human soul.
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