The only way to development (as an artist) cultivating one's own innate powers.
Letter to Dr. Uhlemayr-Savage Messiah By H. S. (Jim) Ede Heinimann (1931)
It is true that the environment does have an influence but what has much greater effect on the artist is love or hatred.He uses his setting to express these things.Henri Gaudier-brzeska
One judges an epoch as much by its Art as by its customs .Henri Gaudier-brzeska
The great artist is conscious of the talent and power he possesses otherwise he would not see his faults and so would not be able to improve.Henri Gaudier-brzeska
Movement is the translation of life and if art depicts life,movement should come into art,since we are only aware of life,because it moves.Henri Gaudier-brzeska