Marlene Dumas - Quotes

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I do think that I'm not good at making pretty things. It doesn't come so naturally for me. ---->>>

The best works do not necessarily get to auction. I like to draw, so maybe I give you a little drawing. And then eventually it ends up at auction. And then critics say, 'Oh, that's a bad drawing!' Well, I didn't say it was so wonderful.

The best works do not necessarily get to auction. I like to draw, so maybe I give you a little drawing. And then eventually it ends up at auction. And then critics say, 'Oh, that's a bad drawing!' Well, I didn't say it was so wonderful.

I never learned to ride a bicycle, and it is too late now. I never learned to drive. I never learned to swim. ---->>>

I have always been interested in how you can depict suffering without being heavy-handed. ---->>>

I don't go to a psychiatrist. I don't go to a gym. I run away from my accountant, I run away from my dentist. They are all supposed to help you, but I like to stay in bed, where I have a chance to reflect, like Rossellini. ---->>>

I moved to Holland because I wanted to see American art. ---->>>

I'm always so sick of myself after a show. ---->>>

There are these painterly things that happen while I'm working. ---->>>

I think I am probably a lot like my father. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: South Afric
Born: 08-03, 1953
Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa
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Occupation: Artist

Marlene Dumas (born 3 August 1953) is a South African born artist and painter who lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. In the past Dumas produced paintings, collages, drawings, prints and installations. She now works mainly with oil on canvas and ink and watercolor on paper. Almost all of Marlene Dumas's paintings can be traced back to a photographic source, either collected from the media or taken by the artist herself (wikipedia)