"My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw, the more of it I wanted to see."
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"The writer, when he is also an artist, is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal."
"Vitality is radiated from exceptional art and architecture."
"Trying to force creativity is never good."
"I don't think there's any artist of any value who doesn't doubt what they're doing."
"To make pictures big is to make them more powerful."
"Art is man's expression of his joy in labor."
"I like to pretend that my art has nothing to do with me."
"Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos."
"To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it."
"What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit."
"All art is but imitation of nature."
"Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic."
"To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event."
"Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality."
"Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs."
"Every good painter paints what he is."
"All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography."
"The history of art is the history of revivals."
"To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist."
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