Max Ernst

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Max Ernst

Max Ernst

All good ideas arrive by chance.More Max Ernst [09/12/2011 10:09:07]
Painting is not for me either decorative amusement, or the plastic invention of felt reality; it must be every time: invention, discovery, revelation.More Max Ernst [09/12/2011 10:09:17]
Before he goes into the water, a diver cannot know what he will bring back.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Woman's nudity is wiser than the philosopher's teachings.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Art has got nothing to do with taste.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The artist is a spectator, indifferent or impassioned, at the birth of his work, and observes the phases of its development.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Collage is a supersensitive and scrupulously accurate instrument, similar to a seismograph, which is able to record the exact amount of the possibility of human happiness at any period.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A series of powers are at work within the great stream of Expressionism who have no outward similarity to one another but a common direction of thrust, namely the intention to give expression to things of the psyche [Seelisches] through form alone.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The virtue of pride, which was once the beauty of mankind, has given place to that fount of ugliness, Christian humility.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When the artist finds himself he is lost. The fact that he has succeeded in never finding himself is regarded by Max Ernst as his only lasting achievement.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Painting is neither decorative amusement, nor the plastic invention of felt reality; it must be every time: invention, discovery, revelation.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All good ideas arrive by chance.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I succeeded in simply attending at the birth of all my works.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My paintings are not meant to be tasted.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And Loplop, bird superior, has transformed himself into flesh without flesh and will dwell among us...More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The role of the painter . . . is to project that which sees itself in him.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Collage is the noble conquest of the irrational, the coupling of two realities, irreconcilable in appearance, upon a plane which apparently does not suit them.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every normal human being (and not merely the 'artist') has an inexhaustible store of buried images in his subconscious, it is merely a matter of courage or liberating procedures ... of voyages into the unconscious, to bring pure and unadulterated found objects to light.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Who made art history? Not the most reasonable people. The mad men did. If painting is the mirror of a time, it must be mad to have a true image of what that time is. To one madness we oppose another madness.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Creativity is that marvelous capacity to grasp mutually distinct realities and draw a spark from their juxtaposition.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have never seen a beautiful painting of a beautiful woman. But you can take an ugly woman and make a beautiful painting of her. It is the painting itself that should be beautiful.More Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Art has nothing to do with taste. Art is not there to be tastedMore Max Ernst [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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