” I had been elected to the National Academy of Design in New York, and one of the requirements was that you give a portrait, a self-portrait of yourself. “


” The quality I most loved in Warhol – it was his sense of wonder. I mean, he was – absolutely everything was, ‘Oh my God, isn’t that wonderful!’. You know, and so it wasn’t that he was cool and kind of calculated at all. He was very childlike. “


” With a creature, there’s no voice, so the eyes become the voice. When you get eye-to-eye contact, a real connection, it’s limitless – and incredibly thrilling. “


” Being a painter is the only profession where you have to stand there with all your shortcomings on the wall. “


” To me, dance is so ethereal and elusive, so much of an illusion. After a performance, that’s it. With vocals and music, you have good recordings. “


” I thought to live on an island was like living on a boat. Islands intrigue me. You can see the perimeters of your world. It’s a microcosm. “



All 6 Jamie Wyeth Quotes about You in picture


I had been elected to the National Academy of Design in New York, and one of the requirements was that you give a portrait, a self-portrait of yourself.
The quality I most loved in Warhol - it was his sense of wonder. I mean, he was - absolutely everything was,


With a creature, there
Being a painter is the only profession where you have to stand there with all your shortcomings on the wall.
To me, dance is so ethereal and elusive, so much of an illusion. After a performance, that
I thought to live on an island was like living on a boat. Islands intrigue me. You can see the perimeters of your world. It
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