” I think that words are often extraneous to what I do. “


” I don’t think you can lightly paint a picture. It’s an activity I take very seriously. “


” I think words come between the spectator and the picture. “


” Matisse was very clear about saying that you have to blow your own trumpet and explain yourself, which I think has been slightly forgotten. “


” I look at my pictures, and I think, ‘Well, how did I do that?’ “


” A collection makes its own demands. Many artists have been collectors. I think of it rather as an illness. I felt it was using up too much energy. “


” My friends tend to be writers. I think writers and painters are really all the same-we just sit in our rooms. “



All 7 Howard Hodgkin Quotes about Think in picture


I think that words are often extraneous to what I do.
I don


I think words come between the spectator and the picture.
Matisse was very clear about saying that you have to blow your own trumpet and explain yourself, which I think has been slightly forgotten.
I look at my pictures, and I think,
A collection makes its own demands. Many artists have been collectors. I think of it rather as an illness. I felt it was using up too much energy.
My friends tend to be writers. I think writers and painters are really all the same-we just sit in our rooms.
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