Philip Guston Quotes

Top 17 wise famous quotes and sayings by Philip Guston

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Philip Guston quotes: Frustration is one of the great things in art. Satisfaction is nothing. Frustration is one of the great things in art. Satisfaction is nothing.
Philip Guston quotes: To paint is always to start at the beginning again, yet being unable to avoid the familiar arguments about what you see yourself painting. To paint is always to start at the beginning again, yet being unable to avoid the familiar arguments about what you see yourself painting.
Philip Guston quotes: That's what I mean by something grips in a canvas. The moment that happens you are then sucked into the whole thing. Like some kind of rhythm. That's what I mean by something grips in a canvas. The moment that happens you are then sucked into the whole thing. Like some kind of rhythm.
Philip Guston quotes: There is something mysterious in this work that I do not ever what to discover. There is something mysterious in this work that I do not ever what to discover.
Philip Guston quotes: Painting seems like some kind of peculiar miracle that I need to have again and again. Painting seems like some kind of peculiar miracle that I need to have again and again.
Philip Guston quotes: Look at any inspired painting. It's like a gong sounding; it puts you in a state of reverberation. Look at any inspired painting. It's like a gong sounding; it puts you in a state of reverberation.
Philip Guston quotes: I am a night painter, so when I come into the studio the next morning the delirium is over. I am a night painter, so when I come into the studio the next morning the delirium is over.
Philip Guston quotes: I should like to paint like an man who has never seen a painting, but this man -myself - lives in a museum. I should like to paint like an man who has never seen a painting, but this man -myself - lives in a museum.
Philip Guston quotes: More than a process, painting is being possessed ... More than a process, painting is being possessed ...
Philip Guston quotes: If the artist starts evaluating himself, it's an enormous block, isn't it? If the artist starts evaluating himself, it's an enormous block, isn't it?
Philip Guston quotes: There's some mysterious process at work here, which I don't even want to understand. There's some mysterious process at work here, which I don't even want to understand.
Philip Guston quotes: I go to the studio everyday because one day I may go and the Angel will be there. What if I don't go and the Angel comes? I go to the studio everyday because one day I may go and the Angel will be there. What if I don't go and the Angel comes?