“Artists don’t make objects. Artists make mythologies.”
“The quietest poetry can be an explosion of joy.”
“Color is all. When color is right, form is right. Color is everything, color is vibration like music; everything is vibration.”
The presence of the dark gives the light its quality. Our eyes naturally appreciate the areas of light, but we can only do this by acknowledging the darks.
“Think pattern first, then drawing, then color. The character of your painting is resolved in the pattern scheme.”
Painting is the pattern of one’s own nervous system being projected on canvas.