The best Quotes and Sayings about Art

The best Quotes and Sayings about Art
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Quote by Geri Halliwell

Perfectionism kills art. I find that if I criticise myself, it spoils the fun. You can get paralysed by analysis - it takes all the playfulness away.

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Quote by Carroll O'Connor

Even a true artist does not always produce art.

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Quote by Kate Bush

That's what all art's about - a sense of moving away from boundaries that you can't in real life. Like a dancer is always trying to fly, really - to do something that's just not possible. But you try to do as much as you can within those physical boundaries.

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Quote by Edward Hopper

My aim in painting has always been the most exact transcription possible of my most intimate impression of nature.

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Quote by David Hockney

What an artist is trying to do for people is bring them closer to something, because of course art is about sharing. You wouldn't be an artist unless you wanted to share an experience, a thought.

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Quote by Susan Sontag

Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art.

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Quote by Lionel Richie

All artists are egotistical maniacs with inferiority complexes.

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Quote by Igor Stravinsky

What gives the artist real prestige is his imitators.

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Quote by Igor Stravinsky

Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.

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Quote by Damien Hirst

That's the great thing about art. Anybody can do it if you just believe. With practice, you can make great paintings.

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Quote by Jasper Johns

To be an artist you have to give up everything, including the desire to be a good artist.

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Quote by Pablo Picasso

[Upon being asked what his art meant] Do you ever know what the birds are singing? You don't. But you listen to them anyway.

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Quote by Jawaharlal Nehru

The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds.

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Quote by Oscar Wilde

It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors.

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Quote by Wilson Mizner

It is not in life, but in art that self-fulfillment is to be found.

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Quote by Friedrich Nietzsche

An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.

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Quote by Edvard Munch

For as long as I can remember I have suffered from a deep feeling of anxiety which I have tried to express in my art.

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Quote by Whoopi Goldberg

I am an artist, art has no color and no sex.

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Quote by David Bailey

The only thing they can't teach you at art school is art.

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Quote by Aretha Franklin

Be your own artist, and always be confident in what you're doing. If you're not going to be confident, you might as well not be doing it.

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Quote by Ed Sheeran

I'm quite arty. I didn't know whether to become an artist or musician but I realised I could paint with music. All my songs have colours.

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Quote by Unknown

Art is how we decorate space. Music is how we decorate time.

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Quote by Josiah Gilbert Holland

The temple of art is built in words.

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Quote by Arsene Wenger

I believe the target of anything in life should be to do it so well that it becomes an art.

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Quote by George Sand

The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart.

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Quote by Leo Tolstoi

Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.

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Quote by George Bernard Shaw

You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.

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Quote by Hedy Lamarr

All creative people want to do the unexpected.

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Quote by Langston Hughes

Perhaps the mission of an artist is to interpret beauty to people - the beauty within themselves.

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Quote by Henry Rollins

You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.

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Quote by Vincent van Gogh

I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.

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Quote by Rabindranath Tagore

What is Art? It is the response of man's creative soul to the call of the Real.

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Quote by Frank Lloyd Wright

Space is the breath of art.

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Quote by Michael Douglas

The arts are a celebration of life.

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Quote by Hans Hofmann

To sense the invisible and to be able to create it - that is art.

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Quote by Hans Hofmann

A work of art is a world in itself reflecting senses and emotions of the artist's world.

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Quote by Margot Fonteyn

Great artists are people who find the way to be themselves in their art. Any sort of pretension induces mediocrity in art and life alike.

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Quote by Agnes de Mille

The artist never entirely knows. We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark.

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Song Quote by Twenty One Pilots - Stressed Out, Album: Blurryface

I wish I found some better sounds no one's ever heard
I wish I had a better voice that sang some better words

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Book Quote by Albert Einstein from The World As I See It

The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. Whoever does not know it and can no longer wonder, no longer marvel, is as good as dead, and his eyes are dimmed.

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Quote by Anthony Burgess

Every grain of experience is food for the greedy growing soul of the artist.

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Quote by Unknown

Art is a way of survival.

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Book Quote by Cath Crowley from Graffiti Moon

For a while, for as long as you're looking at it, that painting is the world and you get to be in it.

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Book Quote by Cath Crowley from Graffiti Moon

I like that about art, that what you see is sometimes more about who you are than what’s on the wall. I look at this painting and think about how everyone has some secret inside, something sleeping like that yellow bird.

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Quote by Andy Warhol

A picture means I know where I was every minute. That's why I take pictures. It's a visual diary.

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Quote by Andy Warhol

If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There’s nothing behind it.

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Quote by Andy Warhol

I’ve decided something: Commercial things really do stink. As soon as it becomes commercial for a mass market it really stinks.

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Quote by Andy Warhol

I’d asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That’s how I started painting money.

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Quote by Charles Bukowski

An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.

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Quote by Donald E. Knuth

Science is what we understand well enough to explain to a computer. Art is everything else we do.

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