mondonoir:

“The artist who paints the emotions creates an enclosed world… the picture… which, like a book, has the same interest no matter where it happens to be. Such an artist, we may imagine, spends a great deal of time doing nothing but looking, both around him and inside him.” — Pierre Bonnard
Erwin Keustermans, Former Le Couleur: Pierre Bonnard, Outlining the shapes

mondonoir:

“The artist who paints the emotions creates an enclosed world… the picture… which, like a book, has the same interest no matter where it happens to be. Such an artist, we may imagine, spends a great deal of time doing nothing but looking, both around him and inside him.” — Pierre Bonnard

Erwin Keustermans, Former Le Couleur: Pierre Bonnard, Outlining the shapes