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Colour acts simultaneously with form

Colour acts simultaneously with form, but has nothing to do with form.
– Georges Braque

Colour could give rise to

Colour could give rise to sensations which would interfere with our conception of space.
– Georges Braque

Poetry is to a painting

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Poetry is to a painting what life is to man.
– Georges Braque

The function of Art is

The function of Art is to disturb. Science reassures.
– Georges Braque

Art disturbs science reassures –

Art disturbs, science reassures.
– Georges Braque

In art there is only

In art there is only one thing that counts: the bit that cannot be explained.
– Georges Braque

Progress in art does not

Progress in art does not consist in reducing limitations, but in knowing them better.
– Georges Braque

There is more sensitivity in

There is more sensitivity in technique than in the rest of the picture.
– Georges Braque

There is only one valuable

There is only one valuable thing in art: the thing you cannot explain.
– Georges Braque

With age art and life

With age, art and life become one.
– Georges Braque

Art upsets science reasures –

Art upsets, science reasures.
– Georges Braque

Emotion should not be rendered

Emotion should not be rendered by an excited trembling; it can neither be added on nor be imitated. It is the seed, the work is the flower.
– Georges Braque

Nature is a mere pretext

Nature is a mere pretext for a decorative composition, plus sentiment. It suggests emotion, and I translate that emotion into art.
– Georges Braque

Art is polymorphic A picture

Art is polymorphic. A picture appears to each onlooker under a different guise.
– Georges Braque

The painting is finished when

The painting is finished when the idea has disappeared.
– Georges Braque

Art is a wound turned

Art is a wound turned into light.
– Georges Braque

Reality only reveals itself when

Reality only reveals itself when it is illuminated by a ray of poetry.
– Georges Braque