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Quotation by Pablo Picasso
Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.
Pablo Picasso (1881–1973), Spanish artist. Trans. in Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Picasso: Fifty Years of His Art (1946). Conversation avec Picasso, vol. 10, no. 10, Cahiers d'Art (Paris, 1935).
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