Paul Gauguin Quotes

Paul Gauguin Quotes: By the combination of lines and colors, under the pretext of some motif taken from nature, I create symphonies and harmonies that represent nothing absolutely real in the ordinary sense of the word but are intended to give rise to thoughts as music does.
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Paul Gauguin Quote: A critic in my house sees some paintings. Greatly perturbed, he asks for my drawings. My drawings? Never! They are my letters, my secrets.
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Quotes about Paul Gauguin: Nature has mysterious infinities and imaginative power. It is always varying the productions it offers to us. The artist himself is one of nature's means.
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Quote about Paul Gauguin: Poor artist! You gave away part of your soul when you painted the picture which you are now trying to dispose of.
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Paul Gauguin Sayings: I shut my eyes in order to see.
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Paul Gauguin Saying: The great artist is a formulation of the greatest intelligence: he is the recipient of sensations which are the most delicate and consequently the most invisible expressions of the brain.
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Sayings about Paul Gauguin: Beautiful colors exist, though we do not realize it, and are glimpsed behind the veil that modesty has drawn over them.
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Saying about Paul Gauguin: The public wants to understand and learn in a single day, a single minute, what the artist has spent years learning.
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Paul Gauguin Quotes: Literary poetry in a painter is something special, and is neither illustration nor the translation of writing by form.
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Paul Gauguin Quote: My God! How terrible these money questions are for an artist!
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Quotes about Paul Gauguin: It is better to paint from memory, for thus your work will be your own...
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Quote about Paul Gauguin: Painting is the most beautiful of all arts. In it, all sensations are condensed, at its aspect everyone may create romance at the will of his imagination, and at a glance have his soul invaded by the most profound memories, no efforts of memory, everything summed up in one moment. Complete art which sums up all the others and completes them.
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Paul Gauguin Sayings: It was so simple to paint things as I saw them; to put without special calculation a red close to a blue.
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Paul Gauguin Saying: However depressed I may be I am not in the habit of giving up a project without having tried everything, even the 'impossible', to gain my end.
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Sayings about Paul Gauguin: Do you know what will soon be the ultimate in truth? - photography, once it begins to reproduce colors, and that won't be long in coming. And yet you want an intelligent man to sweat for months so as to give the illusion he can do something as well as an ingenious little machine can!
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Saying about Paul Gauguin: I am a great artist and I know it. It's because I am that I have endured such sufferings.
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Paul Gauguin Quotes: The history of modern art is also the history of the progressive loss of art's audience. Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist and the bafflement of the public.
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