Self Portrait, 17 March 2012, No. 1 (1215)

We are forced to make depictions. We have made them for ten thousand years now, and we are certainly not going to stop. There’s a deep, deep desire within us that makes us want to do it.

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

Self Portrait, 17 March 2012, No. 1 (1215)
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If any artist tells you he’s not having fun in his studio, there is something wrong with him.

We are forced to make depictions. We have made them for ten thousand years now, and we are certainly not going to stop. There’s a deep, deep desire within us that makes us want to do it.

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

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