Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas
Hilaire Germain Edgar Degasの名言
In painting you must give the idea of the true by means of the false.
It is all very well to copy what one sees, but it is far better to draw what one now only sees in one's memory. That is a transformation in which imagination collaborates with memory.
No art is less spontaneous than mine. What I do is the result of reflection and the study of the great masters.
One must do the same subject over again ten times, a hundred times. In art nothing must resemble an accident, not even movement.
What a delightful thing is the conversation of specialists! One understands absolutely nothing and it's charming.