I don't believe artists should be subjected to experiences that harden the sensibilities; without sensibility no fine work can ever be done.
Someone has said that even criticism is better than silence. I don't agree to this. Criticism can be very harmful unless it comes from a master; and in spite of the fact that we have hundreds of critics these days, it is one of the most difficult of professions.
Memorable Quotations: Artists
Memorable Quotations: Artists of the Past