Maurice Vlaminck

Maurice Vlaminck

French painter
Vermilion alone could render the brilliant red of the tiles on the opposite slope. The orange of the soil, the harsh crude colors of the walls and greenery, the ultramarine and cobalt of the sky achieved an extreme harmony that was sensually and musically ordered.More Maurice Vlaminck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was poor but I knew that life is beautiful. And I had no other ambition than to discover with the help of new means those deep inner ties that linked me to the very soil.More Maurice Vlaminck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was a barbarian, tender and full of violence. I translated by instinct, without any method, not merely an artistic truth but above all a human one.More Maurice Vlaminck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What I could have done in real life only by throwing a bomb which would have led to the scaffold I tried to achieve in painting by using color of maximum purity. In this way I satisfied my urge to destroy old conventions, to disobey in order to re-create a tangible, living, and liberated world.More Maurice Vlaminck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Only the series of colors on the canvas with all their power and vibrancy could, in combination with each other, render the chromatic feeling of that landscape.More Maurice Vlaminck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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