“One day I said to Pablo:  ‘Why don’t you give me a few basic notions of painting so that I can orient myself a bit in that field?’ But he only answered: ‘The time will come when you will suddenly realize that, without any help from outside, you’ve learned all you need to know.  Anything I might explain to you meanwhile would be of no earthly use to you.’” (Dominguin, 1961)

[Taken from Picasso on Art: A Selection of Views, ed. By Dore Ashton, Da Capo Press: NY, 1972, page 24]


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