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Balthus Quotes

Quotes by Balthus - (7 quotes)

Balthus - From the Drawing category:

One must always draw, draw with the eyes, when one cannot draw with a pencil. (Balthus)

Balthus - From the Freedom category:

Painting what I experience, translating what I feel, is like a great liberation. But it is also work, self-examination, consciousness, criticism, struggle... (Balthus)

Balthus - From the Language category:

Painting is a language which cannot be replaced by another language. I don't know what to say about what I paint, really. (Balthus)

Balthus - From the Mysteries category:

I always feel the desire to look for the extraordinary in ordinary things; to suggest, not to impose, to leave always a slight touch of mystery in my paintings. (Balthus)

Balthus - From the Order category:

Painting is the passage from the chaos of the emotions to the order of the possible. (Balthus)

Balthus - From the Painting category:

Painting is a source of endless pleasure, but also of great anguish. (Balthus)

Balthus - From the Unknowns category:

-on exhibition catalogue entry...
The best way to begin is to say: Balthus is a painter of whom nothing is known. And now let us have a look at his paintings. (Balthus)