• Picasso

    Art is an instrument of war. / Yes, art is dangerous. / Where it is chaste, it is not art. …


  • Degas

    Art isn’t something that you marry. It’s something that you rape. A picture is an artifice that calls for as much cunning as a crime. Art is such a battle. Yellow is a horrid thing. Make a drawing. Then begin again. Then trace it. Then begin again and …


  • Van Gogh

    I’m such a nobody. I put my heart and soul into my work, and in the process I have lost my mind. The only time I feel alive is when I’m painting. I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it now with all my heart. I only wish they’d take me as I am. The sad …


  • Magritte

    Art evokes the unknowable mystery without which the world would not exist. Everything we see hides something else. We want to see what’s hidden by the thing we see. Bar from your mind what you have seen. Be on the lookout for what you have never seen. …


  • Klee

    Color has got me. I no longer need to chase after it. It has got me forever. That is the meaning of this happy hour: Color and I are one. I am a painter. Everything vanishes around me, and works are born as if out of the void. Ripe, graphic fruits fall …