Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.
When I enter the studio, I leave my body at the door the way the Moslems leave their shoes when they enter the mosque, and I only allow my spirit to go in there and paint.
When I was a kid I drew like Michelangelo. It took me years to learn to draw like a kid.
Sex and art are the same thing.
Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
We are all born children- the trick is remaining one.
I am always making that what I am not capable, in an attempt to learn how to doing it.
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
Manifesting takes place from Spirit. It doesn't take place from form, from the physical world. You've got to know that what you want to manifest will occur.
Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Through education comes understanding. Through understanding comes true appreciation. All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
Painting is not made to decorate apartments. It's an offensive and defensive weapon against the enemy. (about Guernica).
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
A painting is not thought out in advance. While it is being done, it changes as one's thoughts change. And when it's finished, it goes on changing, according to the state of mind of whoever is looking at it
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?
Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?
...the right to free expression is something one seizes, not something one is given.... if it does exist, it exists to be used against the established order.... There is absolute opposition between the artist and the state.
I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
Why do you try to understand art? Do you try to understand the song of a bird?
Ah, good taste! What a dreadful thing! Taste is the enemy of creativeness.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Art is a finger up the bourgeoisie ass.
The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
To blossom forth, a work of art must ignore or rather forget all the rules.
Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
You must always work not just within but below your means. If you can handle three elements, handle only two. If you can handle ten, then handle only five. In that way the ones you do handle, you handle with more ease, more mastery, and you create a feeling of strength in reserve.
...art is something subversive. It's something that should not be free. Art and liberty, like the fire of Prometheus, are things that one must steal, to be used against the established order.
Titian, Rembrandt and Goya were the great painters. I am only a public clown.
Action is the foundation of all success.
Without great solitude no serious work is possible.
For me, there are two kinds of women - goddesses and doormats.
People want to find a meaning in everything and everyone. That's the disease of our age...
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Good artists copy, great artists steal.