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When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else. Most people in the city rush around so, they have no time to look at a flower. I want them to see it whether they want to or not.
I hate flowers - I paint them because they're cheaper than models and they don't move.
I said to myself -I'll paint what I see - what the flower is to me but I'll paint it big and they will be surprised into taking time to look at it - I will make even busy New Yorkers take time to see what I see of flowers.
Nobody sees a flower -really - it is so small it takes time - we haven't time - and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.
Nobody sees a flower - really - it is so small it takes time - we haven't time - and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.
Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant. It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest.
I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way things I had no words for.
Marks on paper are free - free speech - press - pictures all go together I suppose.
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