What one does is what counts. Not what one had the intention of doing.
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It would be very interesting to preserve photographically not the stages, but the metamorphoses of a picture. Possibly one might then discover the path followed by the brain in materializing a dream.
The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?
If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.
When you start with a portrait and search for a pure form, a clear volume, through successive eliminations, you arrive inevitably at the egg. Likewise, starting with the egg and following the same process in reverse, one finishes with the portrait.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth at least the truth that is given us to understand. The artist must know the manner whereby to convince others of the truthfulness of his lies.
Some painters turn a yellow dot into the sun, others turn the sun into a yellow dot.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.