He was taught, he says, from real life and nature. “I do not imitate what I see, but the meaning of this thing. When I make a portrait of a man, I try to catch his inner world and not what I see. That’s why they were telling me, ah, it doesn’t look like me. But when the years passed, the owner of the portrait saw that he looked like that because his face had changed and he had forgotten how it was then. They once filmed me and I saw myself and I did not recognize it, and I asked, “is that me? ” Why do we have a different idea of our inner self and who we really are from the outside?