Willem De Kooning Quotes

Willem De Kooning Quotes: The artist fills space with an attitude. The attitude never comes from himself alone.
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Willem De Kooning Quote: An artist is forced by others to paint out of his own free will.
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Quotes about Willem De Kooning: An artist is someone who makes art... He didn't invent it...
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Quote about Willem De Kooning: The idea of space is given to the artist to change if he can. The subject matter in the abstract is space.
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Willem De Kooning Sayings: Watercolors is the first and the last thing an artist does.
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Willem De Kooning Saying: the word 'abstract' comes from the light tower of the philosophers ... one of their spotlights that they have particularly focussed on 'Art' ... (abstraction was) not so much what you could paint but rather what you could not paint. You could not paint a house or a tree or a mountain. It was then that subject matter came into existence as something you ought not have.
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Sayings about Willem De Kooning: Art never seems to make me peaceful or pure. I always seem to be wrapped in the melodrama of vulgarity. I do not think... of art as a situation of comfort.
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Saying about Willem De Kooning: Whatever an artist's personal feelings are, as soon as an artist fills a certain area on the canvas or circumscribes it, he becomes historical. He acts from or upon other artists.
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Willem De Kooning Quotes: If you're an artist, the problem is to make a picture work whether you are happy or not.
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Willem De Kooning Quote: The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all your time.
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Quotes about Willem De Kooning: The attitude that nature is chaotic and that the artist puts order into it is a very absurd point of view, I think. All that we can hope for is to put some order into ourselves.
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