Artists Quotes

If a symbol should be discovered in a painting of mine, it was not my intention. It is a result I did not seek. It is something that may be found afterwards, and which can be interpreted according to taste.
-- Marc Chagall

What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust.
-- Salvador Dali

I know that to paint the sea really well, you need to look at it every hour of every day in the same place so that you can understand its way in that particular spot and that is why I am working on the same motifs over and over again, four or six times even.
-- Claude Monet

I'm never finished with my paintings; the further I get, the more I seek the impossible and the more powerless I feel.
-- Claude Monet

It's all a big game of construction, some with a brush, some with a shovel, some choose a pen.
-- Jackson Pollock