I’m not an abstractionist. I’m not interested in the relationship of color or form or anything else. I’m interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.  -Mark Rothko

I’m not an abstractionist. I’m not interested in the relationship of color or form or anything else. I’m interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.  -Mark Rothko

Being able to do something is never an adequate reason for doing it.  -Gerhard Richter

Being able to do something is never an adequate reason for doing it.  -Gerhard Richter

The reason for this project comes from my childhood, that is clear to me. I did not have any toys. So, I played in the bricks of ruined buildings around me and with which I built houses.  -Anselm Kiefer

The reason for this project comes from my childhood, that is clear to me. I did not have any toys. So, I played in the bricks of ruined buildings around me and with which I built houses.  -Anselm Kiefer

How could one be in this world without feeling dismayed by it? Even if one paints flowers and gingerbread.  -Gerhard Richter

How could one be in this world without feeling dismayed by it? Even if one paints flowers and gingerbread.  -Gerhard Richter

My work is not influenced by anybody.  -Clyfford Still

My work is not influenced by anybody.  -Clyfford Still

The modern artist is working with space and time and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating.  -Jackson Pollock

The modern artist is working with space and time and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating.  -Jackson Pollock

I need the city; I need to know there are people around me strolling, arguing, fucking—living, and yet I go out very rarely; I stay here in my cage   -Francis Bacon

I need the city; I need to know there are people around me strolling, arguing, fucking—living, and yet I go out very rarely; I stay here in my cage   -Francis Bacon

The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all your time. Willem de Kooning

The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all your time. 
Willem de Kooning

"Computers are useless.  They only give you answers."  - Pablo Picasso

"Computers are useless.  They only give you answers."  - Pablo Picasso

What I expect from any work of art is that it surprises me, that it violates my customary valuations of things and offers me other, unexpected ones.  -Jean Dubuffet

What I expect from any work of art is that it surprises me, that it violates my customary valuations of things and offers me other, unexpected ones.  -Jean Dubuffet

When an artist explains what he is doing he usually has to do one of two things: either scrap what he has explained, or make his subsequent work fit in with the explanation.  -Alexander Calder

When an artist explains what he is doing he usually has to do one of two things: either scrap what he has explained, or make his subsequent work fit in with the explanation.  -Alexander Calder

In my head I am in one of those Buddhist caves where you see a thousand Buddha faces on the wall. In my head I am on my seventeen-year-old acid trip, when I saw my personas fall one minute after another, as if I was dying every moment.  -Francesco Clemente

In my head I am in one of those Buddhist caves where you see a thousand Buddha faces on the wall. In my head I am on my seventeen-year-old acid trip, when I saw my personas fall one minute after another, as if I was dying every moment.  -Francesco Clemente

Your daily Bacon
The feeling of desperation and unhappiness are more useful to an artist than the feeling of contentment, because desperation and unhappiness stretch your whole sensibility. (Francis Bacon)

Your daily Bacon

The feeling of desperation and unhappiness are more useful to an artist than the feeling of contentment, because desperation and unhappiness stretch your whole sensibility. (Francis Bacon)

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Joachim Bandau
Andy Goldsworthy -Japanese Maple Leaves (1987)
“I enjoy working in a quiet and subversive way. ”

Andy Goldsworthy -Japanese Maple Leaves (1987)

I enjoy working in a quiet and subversive way. ”