• Cezanne

    It’s so fine and yet so terrible / to stand in front of a blank canvas. / Painting is damned difficult – …


  • Braque

    There is only one thing in art that counts: / the thing one can’t explain. / It’s precisely what one cannot talk about. …


  • Orozco

    Why must we be forever on our knees before the Kants and Hugos? Indeed, all tribute to the masters, but we too could produce a Kant or Hugo. We too could raise prodigious cities and make nations and explore the universe. We too could wrestle iron out o …


  • Matisse

    Guard your own naïveté. It has to be within you, as desire for drink is in the drunkard or love is in the lover. To see without distortion takes some courage. An artist has to look at life as when he was a child, to see things for the first time, every …


  • Miró

    I work like a laborer on a farm or in a vineyard. I work like a gardener. I start from something dead, arriving at a world. And when I add a title, it comes even more alive. The picture should be fecund. It must bring a world to birth. For me an object …