Man tends to treat all his opinions as principles.
~ Herbert Agar
Pablo Picasso Quotes
It takes a long time to become young.
I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
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.
Beauty?... To me it is a word without sense because I do not know where its meaning comes from nor where it leads to.
The artist is a receptacle 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.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
As far as I am concerned, a painting speaks for itself. What is the use of giving explanations, when all is said and done? A painter has only one language.
When I work I relax; doing nothing or entertaining visitors makes me tired.
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style. He just goes on trying other things.
You have to have an idea of what you are going to do, but it should be a vague idea.