Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
Drawing is not what you see but what you must make others see.
I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
To create one's world in any of the arts takes courage.
The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?
The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.
An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.
The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.
What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
The stupid believe that to be truthful is easy; only the artist, the great artist, knows how difficult it is.
Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do.
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
Desire is not what you see, but what you imagine.
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