Talk:Ben Nicholson

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  • The present abstract movement is a living force,and that life gives birth to life.
  • Every movement of human life is affected by form and colour,everything we see,touch,think and feel is linked up with it,so that when an artist can use the element freely it can be an influence upon our lives.
  • An early painting I made of a shop window in Dieppe "Au Chat Botte".... this name was in lovely red lettering on the glass window... giving one plane... and in the window were reflections of what was behind me as I looked in... giving the second plane... while through the window objects on a table were performing a kind of ballet and forming the eye or life point of the painting... giving the third plane.