David Hockney Quotes About Belief, Interest, Simple, Mind, Limit

David Hockney Quotes About Belief, Interest, Simple, Mind, Limit

David Hockney Quotes

David Hockney Quotes:

Drawing makes you see things clearer, and clearer and clearer still, until your eyes ache.

David Hockney

Anything simple always interests me.

David Hockney

Listening is a positive act: you have to put yourself out to do it.

David Hockney

A belief is like a guillotine, just as heavy, just as light.

David Hockney

The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you’re an artist.

David Hockney

I paint what I like, when I like and where I like.

David Hockney

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Well you can’t teach the poetry, but you can teach the craft.

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David Hockney with wife
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The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.

David Hockney

Shadows sometimes people don’t see shadows. The Chinese of course never paint them in pictures, oriental art never deals with shadow. But I noticed these shadows and I knew it meant it was sunny.

David Hockney

I draw flowers every day and send them to my friends so they get fresh blooms every morning.

David Hockney

What I didn’t know was I was deeply attracted to the big space.

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You had to be aware that I saw that photography was a mere episode in the history of the optical projection and when the chemicals ended, meaning the picture was fixed by chemicals, we were in a new era.

David Hockney

I go and see anything that’s visually new, any technology that’s about picture-making. The technology won’t make the pictures different, but someone using it will.

David Hockney

Spring is very energising to me.

David Hockney

To me, the world’s rather beautiful if you look at it. Especially nature.

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Television is becoming a collage – there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different.

David Hockney

I actually think the deafness makes you see clearer. If you can’t hear, you somehow see.

David Hockney

I’m a very early riser, and I don’t like to miss that beautiful early morning light.

David Hockney

Always live in the ugliest house on the street – then you don’t have to look at it.

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I’m always excited by the unlikely, never by ordinary things.

David Hockney

I can often tell when drawings are done from photographs, because you can tell what they miss out, what the camera misses out: usually weight and volume – there’s a flatness to them.

David Hockney

Art has to move you and design does not, unless it’s a good design for a bus.

David Hockney
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