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Frank Auerbach Quotes

Frank Auerbach Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Frank Auerbach
Type:
Artist
Nationality:
German
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  • 1
    I destroy things every day in the act of working and often recall a picture I had considered finished in order to rework it. Frank_AuerbachFrank Auerbach
  • 2
    I think that the very earliest influence was a horror of having to work in a bank or an office, a desire for a free and creative life. Frank_AuerbachFrank Auerbach
  • 3
    I'm hoping to make a new thing for the world that remains in the mind like a new species of living thing. Frank_AuerbachFrank Auerbach
  • 4
    Ideally, one should have more material than one can possibly cope with. Frank_AuerbachFrank Auerbach
  • 5
    In addition to the artistic influences, I am influenced by my current private life, my feelings about it and my energy level and state of health. Frank_AuerbachFrank Auerbach
  • 6
    It seems to me madness to wake up in the morning and do something other than paint, considering that one may not wake up the following morning. Frank_AuerbachFrank Auerbach
  • 7
    Real style is not having a program - it's how one behaves in a crisis. Frank_AuerbachFrank Auerbach
  • 8
    The unity in any painter's work arises from the fact that a person, brought to a desperate situation, will behave in a certain way... style. Frank_AuerbachFrank Auerbach
  • 9
    To put down an ideogram of a table so that people will recognize it as a table is not the work of a painter, but to sense it for a moment as a magic carpet with a leg hanging down at each corner is the beginning of a painter's imagination. Frank_AuerbachFrank Auerbach