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What is real is not the extern...

What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things... it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface.

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Don't look for obscure formula...

Don't look for obscure formulas or mystery in my work. It is pure joy that I offer you. Look at my sculptures until you see them. Those closest to God have seen them.

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Simplicity is not an objective...

Simplicity is not an objective in art, but one achieves simplicity despite one's self by entering into the real sense of things.

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When you see a fish you don't ...

When you see a fish you don't think of its scales, do you? You think of its speed, its floating, flashing body seen through the water... If I made fins and eyes and scales, I would arrest its movement, give a pattern or shape of reality. I want just the flash of its spirit.

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I ground matter to find the co...

I ground matter to find the continuous line. And when I realized I could not find it, I stopped, as if an unseen someone had slapped my hands.

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Things are not difficult to ma...

Things are not difficult to make; what is difficult is putting ourselves in the state of mind to make them

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I do not aspire to be in fashi...

I do not aspire to be in fashion. For what is in fashion, goes out of fashion
If, on the contrary, your work is contested today, it doesn't matter.
For when it is finally understood, it will be for eternity.

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In art, one does not aim for s...

In art, one does not aim for simplicity; one achieves it unintentionally as one gets closer to the real meaning of things.

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...That which they call abstra...

...That which they call abstract is the most realistic, because what is real is not the exterior but the idea, the essence of things.

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The work of art expresses prec...

The work of art expresses precisely those things which do not die. It must do so, however, in a form that bears witness to the artist's own era.

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