Wednesday, September 07, 2005
In Defense of Modern Art
“My paintings do not distort reality. I paint things as I see them,” said Picasso.
“No, my photographs show things as they are,” said Steichen.
“I paint things as I see them,” said Picasso.
Steichen produced a small photo of his wife from his wallet. “You see, THIS is my wife as she really is.”
"She's beautiful," replied Picasso, "but she's so tiny.”