Raoul Dufy - Quotes

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My eyes were made to erase all that is ugly. ---->>>

What I wish to show when I paint is the way I see things with my eyes and in my heart. ---->>>

I don't follow any system. All the laws you can lay down are only so many props to be cast aside when the hour of creation arrives. ---->>>

When I feel a little confused, the only thing to do is to turn back to the study of nature before launching once again into the subjects closest to heart. ---->>>

American art, like America, must wait and live a while longer. ---->>>

France has lived a long time - eight or nine centuries - and yet art in France, too, was derivative up until the 19th Century. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: June 3, 1877
Birthplace: Le Havre, France
Die: 03-23, 1953
Occupation: Artist
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Raoul Dufy (French: [ʁa.ul dy.fi]; 3 June 1877 – 23 March 1953) was a French Fauvist painter, brother of Jean Dufy. He developed a colorful, decorative style that became fashionable for designs of ceramics and textiles, as well as decorative schemes for public buildings. He is noted for scenes of open-air social events (wikipedia)