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Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world… …The inner life of a human being is a vast and varied realm.
I could just go a few steps [from the house where he stayed in Paris in 1906- 1907] and I'd see the Louvre across the river. From the corner of the rue de Bac and Lille (sic) you could see Sacré-Coeur. It hung like a great vision in the air above the city.
I find in working always the disturbing intrusion of elements not a part of my most interested vision, and the inevitable obliteration and replacement of this vision by the work itself as it proceeds....
The only quality that endures in art is a personal vision of the world. Methods are transient: personality is enduring.
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