Pablo Picasso Quote

And from the point of view of art there are no concrete or abstract forms, but only forms which are more or less convincing lies. That those lies are necessary to our mental selves is beyond any doubt, as it is through them that we form our aesthetic point of view of life.


Paris 1923. As quoted by Marius de Zayas, in 'The Arts', New York, May 1923 - "Picasso Speaks," 1923

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And from the point of view of art there are no concrete or abstract forms, but only forms which are more or less convincing lies. That those lies are ...

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And from the point of view of art there are no concrete or abstract forms, but only forms which are more or less convincing lies. That those lies are ...

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And from the point of view of art there are no concrete or abstract forms, but only forms which are more or less convincing lies. That those lies are ...

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And from the point of view of art there are no concrete or abstract forms, but only forms which are more or less convincing lies. That those lies are ...