Art Quotes

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Art Quotes
Art Quotes
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
Albert Einstein

Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.
Henry A. Kissinger

The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.
Theodor Adorno

The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.
Salvador Dali

The waking mind is the least serviceable in the arts.
Henry Miller

This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
Henry David Thoreau

To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect.
Alexander Calder

Trying to force creativity is never good.
Sarah McLachlan

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
Jonathan Swift
Quotes about Art
Art Quotes

We have art in order not to die of the truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.
Paul Cezanne

When I think of art I think of beauty. Beauty is the mystery of life. It is not in the eye it is in the mind. In our minds there is awareness of perfection.
Agnes Martin

Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
Albert Camus

Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.
Oscar Wilde

Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.
Winston Churchill

To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.
Robert Schumann

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
Albert Camus

A picture is worth a thousand words.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.
Marshall McLuhan

Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.
Paul Valery

Art is a revolt against fate.All art is a revolt against man's fate.
Andre Malraux

Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.
Salvador Dali

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
Henry Ward Beecher

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
Andre Gide

If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.Honore de Balzac

Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.
Igor Stravinsky

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
Oscar Wilde
Quotes about Art
Art Quotes

Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

My hand is the extension of the thinking process - the creative process.
Tadao Ando

Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
Miguel Angel Ruiz

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Pablo Picasso

If a building becomes architecture, then it is art.
Arne Jacobsen

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
Ambrose Bierce

Every good painter paints what he is.
Jackson Pollock

So vast is art, so narrow human wit.Alexander Pope

The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
Henri Cartier-Bresson

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

The beauty one can find in art is one of the pitifully few real and lasting products of human endeavor.Paul Getty

The history of art is the history of revivals.
Samuel Butler

The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you're an artist.
David Hockney

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Pablo Picasso

The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
Henri Cartier-Bresson

Great art picks up where nature ends.
Marc Chagall

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Art is the proper task of life.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person.
Abraham Lincoln

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
Dale Carnegie

Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Francis Bacon

Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.
Ansel Adams

The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke.
Jerzy Kosinski

Painting is by nature a luminous language.
Robert Delaunay

Art is the right hand of Nature. The latter has only given us being, the former has made us men.
Friedrich Schiller

In art as in love, instinct is enough.Anatole France

In art the best is good enough.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Art is either plagiarism or revolution.Paul Gauguin

All art is but imitation of nature.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things.
Henri Matisse

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Scott Adams

Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos.
Stephen Sondheim

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.

An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
George Santayana

Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
John Ruskin