it’s gonna be a good day

I’m all about self fulfilling prophecies.  Might as well start off with one of my favorite painters.

Henri Matisse, Bonheur de Vivre, (1905-06).

“There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose, because before he can do so he has first to forget all the roses that were ever painted.”



Filed under Art, Henri Matisse

3 responses to “it’s gonna be a good day

  1. I love that quote!! It’s about starting fresh! xoxoxoo

  2. laz

    matisse is one of my faves as well. and indeed the hardest part about being an artist is forgetting – truly inspirational art arises perhaps from the senses and less from the memory.

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