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I destroy things every day in the act of working and often recall a picture I had considered finished in read more

I destroy things every day in the act of working and often recall a picture I had considered finished in order to rework it.

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Ideally, one should have more material than one can possibly cope with.

Ideally, one should have more material than one can possibly cope with.

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Real style is not having a program - it's how one behaves in a crisis.

Real style is not having a program - it's how one behaves in a crisis.

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It seems to me madness to wake up in the morning and do something other than paint, considering that one read more

It seems to me madness to wake up in the morning and do something other than paint, considering that one may not wake up the following morning.

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I think that the very earliest influence was a horror of having to work in a bank or an office, read more

I think that the very earliest influence was a horror of having to work in a bank or an office, a desire for a free and creative life.

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The unity in any painter's work arises from the fact that a person, brought to a desperate situation, will behave read more

The unity in any painter's work arises from the fact that a person, brought to a desperate situation, will behave in a certain way... style.

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In addition to the artistic influences, I am influenced by my current private life, my feelings about it and my read more

In addition to the artistic influences, I am influenced by my current private life, my feelings about it and my energy level and state of health.

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To put down an ideogram of a table so that people will recognize it as a table is not the read more

To put down an ideogram of a table so that people will recognize it as a table is not the work of a painter, but to sense it for a moment as a magic carpet with a leg hanging down at each corner is the beginning of a painter's imagination.

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I'm hoping to make a new thing for the world that remains in the mind like a new species of read more

I'm hoping to make a new thing for the world that remains in the mind like a new species of living thing.

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