Man Ray

It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them.

One of the satisfactions of a genius is his will-power and obstinacy.

To me, a painter, if not the most useful, is the least harmful member of our society.

I paint what cannot be photographed, that which comes from the imagination or from dreams, or from an unconscious drive. I photograph the things that I do not wish to paint, the things which already have an existence.

There is no progress in art, any more than there is progress in making love. There are simply different ways of doing it.

I have never painted a recent picture.

When I saw I was under attack from all sides, I knew I was on the right track.

I never knew what I was doing until I was done.

To create is divine, to reproduce is human.

Memorable Quotations: Artists

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