In my prints I try to show that we live in a beautiful and orderly world and not in a chaos without norms, as we sometimes seem to. My subjects are also often playful. I cannot help mocking all our unwavering certainties. It is, for example, great fun del
The monopoly capitalists even while employing purely empirical methods weave around art a complicated web which converts it into a willing tool. The superstructure of society ordains the type of art in which the artist has to be educated. Rebels are s
At that instant he saw, in one blaze of light, an image of unutterable conviction, the reason why the artist works and lives and has his being the reward he seeks the only reward he really cares about, without which there is nothing. It is to snare the
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
Art is a collarboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
A true artist doesn't change with the times. A true artist is already way ahead of the times.
Every artist writes his own autobiography.
The artist needs no religion beyond his work.
If an artist is not able to commit himself totally to his art, how can he expect the world to do so
To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature.
An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.
What an artist the world is losing in me
Nobody has a perfect life. What you see on the screen is the best of the artist.
An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.
The artist has one function to affirm and glorify life.
The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you're an artist.
The more perfect the artist, the more completely separate in him will be the man who suffers and the mind which creates.
In framing an artist, art hath thus decreed, To make some good, but others to exceed.
Through all the world there goes one long cry from the heart of the artist Give me leave to do my utmost.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be.
Art arises when the secret vision of the artist and the manefestation of nature agree to find new shapes.
An artist is someone who produces things that people don't need to have but that he for some reason thinks it would be a good idea to give them.
There were always people like the pope. They serve a certain function, of course. They subsidize us. But, they don't create anything and they must never be allowed to stop the artist from creating.
The artist is a recepticle for the 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 an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect.