There are two things in the painter, the eye and the mind; each of them should aid the other.
The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things.
Blank paper always symbolizes the anxiety of the painter.
Things were sort of Bohemian in Montmartre - one lived, one painted, one was a painter - all that doesn't mean anything, fundamentally.
The boyhood dream of becoming a painter stays important to me.
The painter I really thought I could learn from was Cezanne - some sort of resemblance to oranges and greens and browns of the dry season in St. Lucia.
I continue to get further away from the usual painter's tools such as easel, palette, brushes, etc.
Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting.
The painter constructs, the photographer discloses.
Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?
Dali was the great painter then and surrealism was a way of life.
My grandfather was not a musician but he was an artist - a painter, a decorative painter.
Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter's soul.
I'm not a film-school guy. I was a high-school dropout. I was on a nuclear submarine. I was an electrician. I was a house painter.
I wanted to be a painter, somewhere between Abstract Expressionism and Pop.
The humblest painter is a true scholar; and the best of scholars the scholar of nature.
I have been told that some of my photographs maybe indicate that I am a painter.
With a painter's temperament, all that's needed are the means of expression sufficient to be intelligible to the wide public.
Picasso, Michelangelo, possibly, might be verging on genius, but I don't think a painter like Rembrandt is a genius.
I painted. I wanted to be a painter. I sang.