"When I paint, I feel empowered to create universes in which infinite big bangs of color both absorb me and at the same time free my imagination."
"...and then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and dies having never really lived..."
"Play, to explore, create, learn, enjoy, to survive. Play always. "
London, United Kingdom
"Change is the only constant." - Heraclitus
"Art is a mystery with the purpose to open thousands of possibilities."
"In Art We Love"
"My work is about life cycles which I portray with processed materials. In the forest, you find all the life cycles but most of all, the understanding of the human being."
"Sceneries, architecture, astronomy, biology and ethnic cultures seduce me. The combination of these influences is the essence of my inspiration and my way of creating weavings and sculptures."
"The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience." - Emily Dickinson
"The true picture of the past flits by. The past can be seized only as an image which flashes up at the instant when it can be recognized and is never seen again." - Walter Benjamin
"There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in." - Leonard Cohen
"What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit." - John Updike
Warwick, United States
"Abstraction means to work with my personal associations and transfer them to pictures."
"I strive to make my work pleasing to the eye but also add that element of intrigue and mystery."
Preston, United Kingdom
"First, make work."
Los Angeles, USA
"Art is the exclusion of the unnecessary." - Carl Andre
"Not only does Buja work in his studio - to him, urban spaces are playgrounds and provide experimental space."
"My paintings are about perception - about blind spots, fragmentary figures and individual realization."
"Quality, light, color, depth, which are there before us, are there only because they awaken an echo in our bodies and because the body welcomes them." - Maurice Merleau-Ponty
"I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion." - Jack Kerouac
"Theory may inform but practice convinces." - George Burns
"Art is art. Everything else is everything else." - Ad Reinhardt
"What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things... It is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface." - Constantin Brancusi
"The thread is also something that connects, repairs and holds the cracks together. The cracks in the CV remain visible like wrinkles as signs of life."
"In order to finish a painting, you must always ruin it a little." - Delacroix
"It is your duty in life to save your dream." - Amadeo Modigliani
"It’s the relationship between what I see and what I perceive."
"Do what you Love! never stop."
"I am interested in people and the things they do and I feel I am part of a wider social process." - Boris Mikhailov
"..One can only see clearly with the heart; the essentials are invisible to the eyes..." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery