Jackson Pollock Quotes


25 Jackson Pollock quotes:



"Every good painter paints what he is."
Author: Pollock Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"My painting does not come from the easel."
"I don't work from drawings. I don't make sketches and drawings and color sketches into a final painting."
"I continue to get further away from the usual painter's tools such as easel, palette, brushes, etc."
"It doesn't make much difference how the paint is put on as long as something has been said. Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement."
"It is only when I lose contact with the painting that the result is a mess. Otherwise there is pure harmony, an easy give and take, and the painting comes out well."
"Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is."
"The modern artist is working with space and time, and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating."
"He drove his kind of realism at me so hard I bounced right into nonobjective painting."
Author: Pollock Quotes Category: American Artist Quotes Painters And Painting Quotes
"Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you. There was a reviewer a while back who wrote that my pictures didn't have any beginning or any end. He didn't mean it as a compliment, but it was."
Author: Pollock Quotes Category: American Artist Quotes Painters And Painting Quotes
"Today painters do not have to go to a subject matter outside of themselves. Most modern painters work from a different source. They work from within."
"The strangeness will wear off and I think we will discover the deeper meanings in modern art."
"The painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through."
"I'm very representational some of the time, and a little all of the time. But when you're painting out of your unconscious, figures are bound to emerge."
Author: Pollock Quotes Category: American Artist Quotes Painters And Painting Quotes
"My paintings do not have a center, but depend on the same amount of interest throughout."
"Bums are the well-to-do of this day. They didn't have as far to fall."
"Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you."
Author: Pollock Quotes Category: American Artist Quotes Painters And Painting Quotes
"When I'm painting, I'm not aware of what I'm doing. It's only after a get acquainted period that I see what I've been about. I've no fears about making changes for the painting has a life of its own."
"I hardly ever stretch the canvas before painting."
"I have no fear of making changes, destroying the image, etc., because the painting has a life of its own."



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