Ellsworth Kelly Quotes

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Ellsworth Kelly quotes: I just feel like I can live on. I hope I can reach 100. I think today if you just keep doing, keep working, that - maybe that's possible. I just feel like I can live on. I hope I can reach 100. I think today if you just keep doing, keep working, that - maybe that's possible.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: Each drawing that I've done, I have found. Meaning, I see a plant I want to draw. Each drawing that I've done, I have found. Meaning, I see a plant I want to draw.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: I believe people have to be open to what's happening when they're alive. I believe people have to be open to what's happening when they're alive.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: All my work comes from perceiving. I kept seeing things that were brooding in me. I'm not a geometric artist. All my work comes from perceiving. I kept seeing things that were brooding in me. I'm not a geometric artist.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: My drawings have to be quick. If they don't happen in 20 minutes or a half hour, then they're no good. My drawings have to be quick. If they don't happen in 20 minutes or a half hour, then they're no good.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: The paintings to me are always canvas; sculpture has always been metal, though I have made sculpture in wood, also. The paintings to me are always canvas; sculpture has always been metal, though I have made sculpture in wood, also.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: Geometry is moribund. I want a lilt and joy to art. Geometry is moribund. I want a lilt and joy to art.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: Shading is more like copying. And certainly I do copy, but I'm making drawings, and I'm not trying to make them with the shading. Shading is more like copying. And certainly I do copy, but I'm making drawings, and I'm not trying to make them with the shading.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: Time has always been very important in my work. Time has always been very important in my work.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: I don't like acrylic because you can't get the density of color. And with each coat of oil paint, the surface gets better and richer. I don't like acrylic because you can't get the density of color. And with each coat of oil paint, the surface gets better and richer.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: I was taught to draw very well when I was in school at Boston. And I grew to enjoy drawing so much that I never stopped. I was taught to draw very well when I was in school at Boston. And I grew to enjoy drawing so much that I never stopped.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: The most pleasurable thing in the world, for me, is to see something and then translate how I see it. The most pleasurable thing in the world, for me, is to see something and then translate how I see it.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: I'm constantly investigating nature - nature, meaning everything. I'm constantly investigating nature - nature, meaning everything.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: When I see a white piece of paper, I feel I've got to draw. And drawing, for me, is the beginning of everything. When I see a white piece of paper, I feel I've got to draw. And drawing, for me, is the beginning of everything.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: I think that if you can turn off the mind and look only with the eyes, ultimately everything becomes abstract. I think that if you can turn off the mind and look only with the eyes, ultimately everything becomes abstract.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: My forms are geometric, but they don't interact in a geometric sense. They're just forms that exist everywhere, even if you don't see them. My forms are geometric, but they don't interact in a geometric sense. They're just forms that exist everywhere, even if you don't see them.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: I don't labor over my drawings. I want to get freedom in the line. I don't labor over my drawings. I want to get freedom in the line.
Ellsworth Kelly quotes: All my work begins with drawings. All my work begins with drawings.