Through Art We Express Our Conception Of What Nature Is Not.
Through art we express our conception of what nature is not.
-- Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
-- Picasso Speaks, in The Arts (May 1923)
If I knew what the meaning of art was, I wouldn't tell you. -- Pablo Picasso
Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon.
When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs....
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. -- Pablo Picasso
If I spit, they will take my spit and frame it as great art. -- Pablo Picasso
The people who make art their business are mostly imposters. -- Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
We all know that art is not truth. Art is the lie that makes us realize truth -- at least the truth that is given us to understand.
-- Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)...
Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing?
Can one really explain this? no. Just as one can never learn how to paint....
Youth has no age. -- Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) -- Arts de France, no. 6 (1946)
To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense!
To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final blow....