We’re not trying to entertain the critics… I’ll take my chances with the public.
This country is being managed to death, being public related to death.
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
Painting is a faith and that it brings with it the duty to pay no heed to public opinion — and that in it one conquers by perseverance and not by giving in.
Doing something with the public in mind is doing something without your own mind.