Sunday, October 24, 2010

Let Your Art Do the Talking

Henri Matisse once said:

“Artists should have their tongues cut out.”

What could he have meant?

Perhaps he was saying that the artist’s message comes through paint on canvas, not through the chatter of words.

Gordon MacDonald, A Resilient Life, Nelson Books: Nashville, 2004, 17.

Image: Red Room, Henri Matisse.