He could draw a picture better than any adult at the age of ten. He took his whole life to draw a picture like a child.

Yoshikuni Ida



What Picasso pursued throughout his life was to go "out" of the civilization, that is, "memory of things before being given a name," and "a rough life force that civilized people cannot have again while longing for it," says the sculptor and poet. Picasso hated rest, sleep, and laziness because he “could not stay in the same place.” This is the essential characteristic of a child. From “Picasso.”


"July 27  2019

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"