Most Powerful Painted Desert quotations

As a movement Cubism had consistently stopped short of complete abstraction.

Heretics such as Delaunay had painted pure abstractions but in so doing had deserted Cubism.

Painted desert quote A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silen
A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.

Observation made in the cloister or in the desert will generally be as obscure as the one and as barren as the other; but he that would paint with his pencil must study originals, and not be over-fearful of a little dust.

Painted desert quote I would like to paint the way a bird signs.
I would like to paint the way a bird signs.

I think we all look for clues that we are not utterly alone.

.. Clues we find in literature and paintings and music and even someone’s eyes; clues that demonstrate that someone else has felt the same indescribable feelings, seen the same things or passed by the spot even if it was by candlelight three hundred years ago. It means everything, like finding footprints in the sand of a deserted island.

I hate to paint portraits! I hope never to paint another portrait in my life.

Portraiture may be all right for a man in his youth, but after forty I believe that manual dexterity deserts one, and, besides, the color-sense is less acute. Youth can better stand the exactions of a personal kind that are inseparable from portraiture. I have had enough of it.

I'm working on a very long series of paintings based on desert folklore.

Painted desert quote The world doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do.
The world doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do.

In the evening I go up in the desert and spend hours watching the sun go down, just enjoying it, and every day I go out and watch it again. I draw some and there is a little painting and so the days go by.

When you're on a highway, viewing the western U.

S. with the mountains and the flatness and the desert and all that, it's very much like my paintings.

I know I can not paint a flower, I can not paint the sun on the desert on a bright summer morning but maybe in terms of paint colour I can convey to you my experience of the flower or the experience that makes the flower of significance to me at that particular time.