Georges Seurat quotes

2 December 1859 Paris, France.

29 March 1891.


Georges Seurat was a French painter.

They see poetry in what I have done. No. I apply my methods, and that is all there is to it.
– Georges Seurat

Some say they see poetry in my paintings; I see only science.
– Georges Seurat

The inability of some critics to connect the dots doesn’t make pointillism pointless.
– Georges Seurat

Painting is the art of hollowing a surface.
– Georges Seurat

Originality depends only on the character of the drawing and the vision peculiar to each artist.
– Georges Seurat