Every brush stroke has a certain tension, a certain nervousness. Every brush stroke is, in a sense, some kind of an accident.
Tolstoy's definition of art is the inverse of the truth; the task of art is to transform not perception into feeling, but feeling into perception.
From all that I have seen, I am more than ever convinced that art must communicate, and it must represent, describe and express people, their lives and times.
If art is to survive it must describe and express people, their lives and times.
If I don't paint for one day, I don't feel well physically or mentally.