Helen Frankenthaler Quotes

Helen Frankenthaler Quotes: I've explored a variety of directions and themes over the years. But I think in my painting you can see the signature of one artist, the work of one wrist.
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Helen Frankenthaler Quote: What concerns me when I work, is not whether the picture is a landscape, or whether it's pastoral, or whether somebody will see a sunset in it. What concerns me is - did I make a beautiful picture?
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Quotes about Helen Frankenthaler: We would sift through every inch of what it was that worked, or if it didn't, and wonder what was effective in it, in terms of paint, the subject matter, the size, the drawing.
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Quote about Helen Frankenthaler: A really good picture looks as if it's happened at once. It's an immediate image. For my own work, when a picture looks labored and overworked, and you can read in it
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Helen Frankenthaler Sayings: Every so often every artist feels, 'I'll never paint again. The muse has gone out the window.' In 1985, I hardly painted at all for three months, and it was agonizing. I looked at reproductions. I stared at Matisse. I stared at the Old Masters. I stared at the Quattrocento. And I thought to myself - Don't push it! If you try too hard to get at something, you almost push it away.
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