Authors:  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Alberto Giacometti's Quotes

Alberto Giacometti profile photo

Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Sculptor
Nation: Swiss
Biography of Alberto Giacometti

See the gallery for quotes by Alberto Giacometti. You can to use those 8 images of quotes as a desktop wallpapers.
Alberto Giacometti's quote #1
Alberto Giacometti's quote #2
Alberto Giacometti's quote #3
Alberto Giacometti's quote #4
Alberto Giacometti's quote #5
Alberto Giacometti's quote #6
Alberto Giacometti's quote #7
Alberto Giacometti's quote #8

That's the terrible thing: the more one works on a picture, the more impossible it becomes to finish it.

Tags: Impossible, Picture, Works

When you look at art made by other people, you see what you need to see in it.

Tags: Art

In every work of art the subject is primordial, whether the artist knows it or not. The measure of the formal qualities is only a sign of the measure of the artist's obsession with his subject; the form is always in proportion to the obsession.

Tags: Art, Artist, Work

I've tried doing so, for it was never my intention to paint only with gray. But in the course of my work I have eliminated one color after another, and what has remained is gray, gray, gray!

Tags: After, Another, Work

All I can do will only ever be a faint image of what I see and my success will always be less than my failure or perhaps equal to the failure.

Tags: Failure, Less, Success

If only someone else could paint what I see, it would be marvellous, because then I wouldn't have to paint at all.

Tags: Else, Paint, Someone

Artistically I am still a child with a whole life ahead of me to discover and create. I want something, but I won't know what it is until I succeed in doing it.

Tags: Child, Life, Whole

I don't know if I work in order to do something, or in order to know why I can't do what I want to do.

Tags: Order, Why, Work

I paint and sculpt to get a grip on reality... to protect myself.

Tags: Paint, Protect, Reality

I've been fifty thousand times to the Louvre. I have copied everything in drawing, trying to understand.

Tags: Times, Trying, Understand

It is impossible to do a thing the way I see it because the closer I get the more differently I see.

Tags: Closer, Impossible

It was always disappointing to see that what I could really master in terms of form boiled down to so little.

Tags: Master, Terms

Only reality interests me now and I know I could spend the rest of my life in copying a chair.

Tags: Life, Reality, Rest

The older I grow, the more I find myself alone.

Tags: Alone, Grow, Older

All the sculptures of today, like those of the past, will end one day in pieces... So it is important to fashion ones work carefully in its smallest recess and charge every particle of matter with life.

Tags: Life, Today, Work

In the past I have never thought about loneliness when working, and I don't think about it now. Yet there must be a reason for the fact that so many people talk about it.

Tags: Loneliness, Past, Thought

Once the object has been constructed, I have a tendency to discover in it, transformed and displaced, images, impressions, facts which have deeply moved me.

Tags: Facts, Object, Once
Visit partners pages
Sualci Quotes friends