Andre Derain Quotes


The greatest danger in art is too much knowledge.

We become intoxicated with color with words that speak of color and with the sun that makes colors brighter.

Colors were dynamite for us.

I'd like to study the drawings of kids. That's where the truth is without a doubt.

It was the era of photography. This may have influenced us and played a part in our reaction against anything resembling a snapshot of life. (On the year 1905)

Art must not be intelligent; art is a jouisance an enjoyment

I do not innovate. I transmit.

The substance of painting is light.