Squares roll worse than circles, but they build better walls. Sometimes we need a wall and sometimes a wheel. Both are important.
Tag: Creative process
Exploring the different aspects of artistic creation.
The fascination for naked bodies and sexual organs seems normal and healthy to me. It is after all the manifestation of one of our most potent instincts.
It is very dangerous not to critizise. Artistic creation is born out of the tension and disagreement between what is and what is thought should be.
I discarded sublimation as a method of printing on fabric until somebody has picked up all those plastic bags that float on our seas.
Things can also be understood without having words for them. Words are like vehicles transporting knowledge, not the knowledge itself.
My favourite metaphor is the stew. With age I am learning that fewer ingredients of better quality are the best base. And that the art is in the method.
I am convinced that everything in nature, and in life, is complementary. We can’t just inhale or exhale, we have to do both, and in order.
When art is good and it reaches us, we understand it with that bit of ourselves that understands that which can’t be explained.
Nothing is possible until it is. Einstein said that to prove something new, first one had to be able to imagine that it was possible.
Klee, who suffered the consequences of crisis, wars and nazi madness, kept being able to create subtlety.
Even if it might seem trivial, colours matter. I am convinced that a more joyful palette would contribute towards taking us out of the crisis.
The ones that defined the former rules should not be allowed to define the new ones because we have already seen how badly they worked.
The madonnas of the cinquecento, or the quatrocento, or from wherever, aimed better than I did.