Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.
A writer and, I believe, generally all persons - must think that whatever happens to him or her is a resource. All things have been given to us for a purpose, and an artist must feel this more intensely. All that happens to us, including our humiliations, our misfortunes, our embarrassments, all is given to us as raw material, as clay, so that we may shape our art.
In the haunted house of life, art is the only stair that doesn't creak.
If your heart is broken, make art with the pieces.
the way to create art is to burn and destroy, ordinary concepts and to substitute them, with new truths that run down from the top of the head, and out of the heart
An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
I just do art because I-m ugly and there-s nothing else for me to do.
The first mistake of art is to assume that it's serious.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.