find their real instincts. Every now and
then there's an artist
who does and who makes something new and
actually thickens the texture of life.
But it's very rare. You have to be able
to be really free
to find yourself in that way, without any
moral or religious
in the end all religions tend to point to
the same light. In between the light and
us, sometimes there are too many rules.
The light is here and there are no rules
to follow this light.
let's distinguish religion from spirituality.
I am Catholic, so religion for me is a way
of having discipline and collective worship
with persons who share the same mystery.
the funds you will expend have come from
many places in the world,
so let there be no territorial, religious,
restrictions on your benefactions, but beware
of organized, professional charities
and a heavy ratio of expense.
is not like one country in a war
against another country. This is, you know,
a small group a breakaway almost
of one of the biggest religions
in the world
and they're brainwashing young
to suicide, give up their lives to go in
and try and destroy our way of life.
they want to take the world
back four hundred years to a theocracy run
fact that people
break down and cry when confronted with
shows that I can communicate
those basic human emotions..
the people who weep before my pictures are
having the same religious
I had when painting them. And if you say
you are moved only by their color
then you miss the point.
are open. They go up, down, and around their
to reach people.
They don't stick to the established channels.
They're informal. They're straight with
people. They make a religion
out of being accessible. They never get
bored telling their story.