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I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty.
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I don't very much enjoy looking at paintings in general. I know too much about them. I take them apart.
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I feel there is something unexplored about woman that only a woman can explore.
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I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.
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I hate flowers - I paint them because they're cheaper than models and they don't move.
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I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life - and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.
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It was in the 1920s, when nobody had time to reflect, that I saw a still-life painting with a flower that was perfectly exquisite, but so small you really could not appreciate it.
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Marks on paper are free - free speech - press - pictures all go together I suppose.
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Nobody sees a flower really; it is so small. We haven't time, and to see takes time - like to have a friend takes time.
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One can not be an American by going about saying that one is an American. It is necessary to feel America, like America, love America and then work.
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Singing has always seemed to me the most perfect means of expression. It is so spontaneous. And after singing, I think the violin. Since I cannot sing, I paint.
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Sun-bleached bones were most wonderful against the blue - that blue that will always be there as it is now after all man's destruction is finished.
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The days you work are the best days.
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To create one's own world in any of the arts takes courage.
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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.
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You get whatever accomplishment you are willing to declare.
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