” It’s still an escape for me, painting, so it also takes me elsewhere. I don’t think I would do it otherwise. “


” I would never finish a painting if I didn’t have a deadline. “


” It’s not about perfection. What’s a perfect painting? What’s interesting about a perfect painting? “


” I don’t think money can help you become a better painter, for sure. You can have all the studios you want, it won’t help you make a better painting. “


” You cannot just be working in a vast, air-conditioned loft space and think you are going to make a decent painting. Francis Bacon had a special studio built, and he felt completely emasculated in there. I have to be somewhere comfortable. “


” Painting becomes interesting when it becomes timeless. “


” What is bad painting? Picabia made some deliberately bad paintings, but they were by him, so great in a way. “



All 7 Peter Doig Quotes about Painting in picture


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You cannot just be working in a vast, air-conditioned loft space and think you are going to make a decent painting. Francis Bacon had a special studio built, and he felt completely emasculated in there. I have to be somewhere comfortable.
Painting becomes interesting when it becomes timeless.
What is bad painting? Picabia made some deliberately bad paintings, but they were by him, so great in a way.
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