“I encounter millions of bodies in my life; of these millions, I may desire some hundreds; but of these hundreds, I love only one.”
"I will always find even the worst paintings that attempt some kind of representation better than the best invented paintings.
"Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
"Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
“Create like a god, command like a king, work like a slave.
“It is your duty in life to save your dream.
"We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
"He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
"I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too.
"Commitment is an act, not a word.
"He who angers you conquers you.
"If the paying public demands naturalistic art, then an artist can use his skills to produce such pictures - but these are to be clearly distinguished from the artist's own art.
"The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety.
"One can rightly speak of an evolution in plastic art.
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"I will always find even the worst paintings that attempt some kind of representation better than the best invented paintings." - Balthasar Klossowski de Rola, known as Balthus, was Polish-French modern artist. He is known for his erotically-charged images of ... read