Pierre Bonnard - Quotes

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Color does not add a pleasant quality to design - it reinforces it.

Color does not add a pleasant quality to design - it reinforces it.

Draw your pleasure, paint your pleasure, and express your pleasure strongly. ---->>>

A painting that is well composed is half finished. ---->>>

The precision of naming takes away from the uniqueness of seeing.

The precision of naming takes away from the uniqueness of seeing.

The important thing is to remember what most impressed you and to put it on canvas as fast as possible. ---->>>

Art will never be able to exist without nature.

Art will never be able to exist without nature.

You cannot possibly invent painting all by yourself. ---->>>

Work on the accent, it will enliven the whole. ---->>>

You reason color more than you reason drawing... Color has a logic as severe as form. ---->>>

I should like to present myself to the young painters of the year 2000 with the wings of a butterfly. ---->>>

I'm trying to do what I have never done - give the impression one has on entering a room: one sees everything and at the same time nothing.

I'm trying to do what I have never done - give the impression one has on entering a room: one sees everything and at the same time nothing.

It is still color, it is not yet light. ---->>>

When you forget everything, there only remains yourself - and that is not enough. ---->>>

One always talks of surrendering to nature. There is also such a thing as surrendering to the picture. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: October 3, 1867
Birthplace: Fontenay-aux-Roses, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Die: 01-23, 1947
Occupation: Artist
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Pierre Bonnard (French: [bɔnaʁ]; 3 October 1867 — 23 January 1947) was a French painter and printmaker, as well as a founding member of the Post-Impressionist group of avant-garde painters Les Nabis. Bonnard preferred to work from memory, using drawings as a reference, and his paintings are often characterized by a dreamlike quality (wikipedia)