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Everybody thinks they know what art should be. But very few of them have the sense that is necessary to experience painting, that is the…
You know, if one paints someone’s portrait, one should not know him if possible.
I will either be famous or infamous.
I have to experience all the ghastly, bottomless depths for life for myself; it’s for that reason that I went to war, and for that…
I’m not that obsessed with making representations of ugliness. Everything I’ve seen is beautiful.
All art is exorcism. I paint dreams and visions too; the dreams and visions of my time. Painting is the effort to produce order; order…
Not that painting would have been a release. The reason for doing it is the desire to create. I’ve got to do it! I’ve seen…
I had to experience how someone beside me suddenly falls over and is dead and the bullet has hit him squarely. I had to experience…
As a young man you don’t notice at all that you were, after all, badly affected. For years afterwards, at least ten years, I kept…
People were already beginning to forget, what horrible suffering the war had brought them. I did not want to cause fear and panic, but to…
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