I would wish my portraits to be of the people, not like them. Not having […]
I want paint to work as flesh.
I remember Francis Bacon would say that he felt he was giving art what he […]
I paint people not because of what they are like, not exactly in spite of […]
I never think about my style but just try and make the pictures look believable.
Full, saturated colours have an emotional significance I want to avoid.
As far as I am concerned the paint is the person. I want it to […]
And, since the model he faithfully copies is not going to be hung up next […]
A painter must think of everything he sees as being there entirely for his own […]
A painter’s tastes must grow out of what so obsesses him in life that he […]