Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas

French painter, graphic artist and sculptor
One must do the same subject over again ten times, a hundred times. In art nothing must resemble an accident, not even movement.More Edgar Degas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Make people's portraits in familiar and typical attitudes.More Edgar Degas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is too much talk and gossip; pictures are apparently made, like stock-market prices, by competition of people eager for profits... All this traffic sharpens our intelligence and falsifies our judgment.More Edgar Degas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My art, what do you want to say about it? Do you think you can explain the merits of a picture to those who do not see them? . . . I can find the best and clearest words to explain my meaning, and I have spoken to the most intelligent people about art, and they have not understood; but among people who understand, words are not necessary, you say humph, he, ha and everything has been said.More Edgar Degas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What is certain is that setting a piece of nature in place and drawing it are two very different things.More Edgar Degas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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