Comments & Quotes

Re ‘Self Portrait’:
“I find it interesting that the subject is smiling but at the same time he’s trying to tell how overwhelmed he is by the speed of the things that are happening outside as well as inside him. I think he wants everything to stop but at the same time he doesn’t because he is having fun, and wants us to have fun too.” Denise Fossati (Art Linguist) 30/7/14

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“It looks like a light bulb man – and someone has just turned him on.The top of his head has an electric glow – incandescent.” Aziza (Oxford) 3/8/14

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“Regarding the question of my age: if we meet and become friends, I certainly will tell you. However, what is more important: the character, vitality, youthfulness and personality…or the age? Similarly what is more important regarding a painting: is it interesting, fun and powerful, or it’s price?” Moich Abrahams 2014

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“Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.”
Pablo Picasso

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“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”
Pablo Picasso

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And as imagination bodies forth

The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen

Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing

A local habitation and a name.

William Shakespeare (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)

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“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” Albert Einstein

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“Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.” Albert Einstein

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“Sometimes ‘unfinished ‘ work is finished.” Moich Abrahams 30.8.14

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“Three qualities interest me: Is it fun, interesting and powerful? Often that is enough.”         Moich Abrahams 2014

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“Beware those inner and outer voices which give either praise or criticism.”                           Moich Abrahams 2014

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“Every painter paints himself.” Cosimo de Medici (1389 – 1464)

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“Love what you do and do what you love. Don’t listen to anyone else who tells you not to do it. You do what you want, what you love. Imagination should be the center of your life.”               Ray Bradbury

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