31+ Quotes about Art, Artist and Artistry
Everything you can imagine is real.
Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.
Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.
She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn't supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something.
Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park
Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
One eye sees, the other feels.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.
I don't paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality.
Creativity takes courage.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Vincent Willem van Gogh
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
George Bernard Shaw
It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.
We have art in order not to die of the truth.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Leonardo da Vinci
A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know.
Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.
G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.
Like any artist without an art form, she became dangerous.
Toni Morrison, Sula
An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's.
J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey
Imagination governs the world.
life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one
The beautiful is always bizarre.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Leonardo da Vinci
I make art, sometimes I make true art, and sometimes it fills the empty places in my life. Some of them. Not all.
Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane
You don't take a photograph, you make it.
Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.
Art is what you can get away with.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
The Earth is Art, The Photographer is only a Witness.
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Earth from Above
Music is an outburst of the soul.
Love art in yourself, and not yourself in art.
Constantin Stanislavski, My Life In Art
The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.
Color is my daylong obsession, joy, and torment.