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I do not photograph nature. I photograph my visions.


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When I saw I was under attack from all sides, I knew I was on the right track.



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My works were designed to amuse, annoy, bewilder, mystify and inspire reflection.



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To me, a painter, if not the most useful, is the least harmful member of our society.



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Nature does not create works of art. It is we, and the faculty of interpretation peculiar to the human mind, that see art.



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To create is divine, to reproduce is human.



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I photograph the things that I do not wish to paint, the things which already have an existence.



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