” The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you’re an artist. “


” The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent. “


” Television is becoming a collage – there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different. “


” Art has to move you and design does not, unless it’s a good design for a bus. “


” And then I went round the corner and there’s a Van Gogh portrait, and you just think, well, this is another level. A higher level, actually. I love the Sargent, but it’s not the level of Van Gogh. “


” Well you can’t teach the poetry, but you can teach the craft. “


” But the moment you use an ordinary camera, you are not seeing the picture, remember, meaning, you had to remember what you’ve taken. Now you could see it of course, with a digital thing, but remember in 1982 you couldn’t. “


” But, I would always be thinking of how pictures are constructed and colour, how to use it, I mean you’re using it for constructing, makes you think about it, the place did as well. “


” Most artists work all the time, they do actually, especially good artists, they work all the time, what else is there to do? I mean you do. “


” You had to be aware that I saw that photography was a mere episode in the history of the optical projection and when the chemicals ended, meaning the picture was fixed by chemicals, we were in a new era. “


” Always live in the ugliest house on the street – then you don’t have to look at it. “



All 11 David Hockney Quotes about You in picture


The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you
The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.
Television is becoming a collage - there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different.
Art has to move you and design does not, unless it
And then I went round the corner and there
Well you can
But the moment you use an ordinary camera, you are not seeing the picture, remember, meaning, you had to remember what you
But, I would always be thinking of how pictures are constructed and colour, how to use it, I mean you
Most artists work all the time, they do actually, especially good artists, they work all the time, what else is there to do? I mean you do.
You had to be aware that I saw that photography was a mere episode in the history of the optical projection and when the chemicals ended, meaning the picture was fixed by chemicals, we were in a new era.
Always live in the ugliest house on the street - then you don

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