Best Quotes by William Baziotes (Top 8)

  1. One hundred artists introduce us to one hundred worlds.
  2. It is the mysterious that I love in painting. It is the stillness and the silence. I want my pictures to take effect very slowly, to obsess and to haunt.
  3. I consider my painting finished when my eyes goes to a particular spot on the canvas. But if I put the picture away about thirty feet on the wall and the movements keep returning to me and the eye seems to be responding to something living, then it is finished.
  4. I can not evolve any concrete theory about painting.
  5. The eye seems to be responding to something living.
  6. As for the subject matter in my painting.. is very often an incidental thing in the background, elusive and unclear, that really stirred me.
  7. Each painting has its own way of evolving. When the painting is finished, the subject reveals itself.
  8. One can begin a picture and carry it through and stop it and do nothing about the title at all.