Patrick Heron on painting

‘A painting has a certain identifiable speed of execution,  which it communicates. You can feel the exact speed of Van Gogh’s painting hand, as your eye skips across the staccato-serfaces…’ ~ Patrick Heron

Patrick Heron on painting


‘I can only repeat my belief that that which we finally value most in painting is what I must call the abstract music of interacting form-colour.’ ~ Patrick Heron