Image courtesy of Galerie Darthea Speyer
Beauford, you are the complete artist, not just in the medium of paint but in the medium of life.
- James Jones
I learned about light from Beauford Delaney, the light contained in every thing, in every surface, in every face.
- James Baldwin
Beauford was an artist from before birth; he was an artist in the womb, and even before that.
- Henry Miller
First and last Beauford is an artist - one of the most sensitive and talented of all artists of all times.
- Joseph Delaney
...this is indeed, the hallmark of Beauford's art, a joyful pursuit of the exact.
- Richard A. Long
For many years, the sparkle of his gaze shone around him and attracted a crowd of friends, fascinated by this strong, if silent, presence. It was not his discourse that captivated, but a light that emanated from him and permeated everyone. (Translated from French)
– Darthea Speyer
To see a short video of the Beauford Delaney: Internal Light exposition opening, click here.