Chwast’s Quote: The Illustrated Words of Michelangelo

A notable quote from Michelangelo, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 123  in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column.

"A man paints with his brains, not with his hands."  – Michelangelo

For more Seymour Chwast, check out The Last Word, his illustrated column in Print magazine, available from