Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
A man’s work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
It is not your paintings I like, it is your painting.
Every man, and for stronger reasons, every artist, wants to be recognized. So do I.
Art is a way of recognizing oneself.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.
Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
Bad artists copy. Good artists steal.
If there were only one truth, you couldn’t paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.
The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.