Monday, 5 February 2018


"Self-deceit is a most damaging trait. The remedy, for an artist, is to paint a self portrait."

(Scott Kahn)

"And if what they say is true..if every great painting is really a self portrait..what, if anything, is Fabritius saying about himself?"

(Donna Tartt. The Goldfinch)

Friday, 2 February 2018


"The modes of expression of men of genius differ as much as their souls, and it is impossible to say that in some among them , drawing and colour are better or worse than others."

(August Rodin)

"If you have an idea, you have to move on it, to make a gesture, drawing is an immediate way of articulating that idea-of making a gesture that is both physical and intellectual."

(Jeff Koons)