Pablo Picasso Quotes.
I have a horror of people who speak about the beautiful. What is the beautiful? One must speak of problems in painting!
Inspiration exists, but you have to find it working.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
When you start with a portrait and search for a pure form, a clear volume, through successive eliminations, you arrive inevitably at the egg. Likewise, starting with the egg and following the same process in reverse, one finishes with the portrait.
Are we to paint what’s on the face, what’s inside the face, or what’s behind it?
Art is not truth; art is the lie which makes us see the truth.
Youth has no age.
Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?
I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
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.
Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.
If there were only one truth, you couldn’t paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working.
Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.