"Art is a kind of innate drive that seizes a human being and makes him its instrument. To perform this difficult task it is sometimes necessary for him to sacrifice happiness and everything that makes life worth living for the ordinary human being."
"I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty."
"I've been doing a lot of abstract painting lately, extremely abstract. No brush, no paint, no canvas, I just think about it. "
"There is only one valuable thing in art: it's the thing you cannot explain. "
"The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without the work."
"Every artist is a narcissist. This does not mean that he is vain; it only means that he is hopelessly self-absorbed."
"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of
all art and science."
"There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept."
"My work is a game, a very serious game."
"Art is an effort to create, beside the real world, a more human world."