I am interested in ideas, not merely in visual products.
- Marcel Duchamp
No artist is ahead of his time. He is his time. It is just that the others are behind the time.
- Martha Graham
Lord, let me always desire more then I think I can do.
The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
"Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment."
- Claude Monet
"A Good artist has less time than ideas."
"The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it immensely. All art is useless."
"Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new."
"I hate flowers.. I paint them because they're cheaper than models and they don't move."
"Practice what you know, and it will help to make clear what now you do not know."
"Everyone has talent at 25. The difficulty is to have it at 50."
"To finish a picture? What nonsense!"
"Painting is just another way of keeping a diary."-