The best Quotes and Sayings about Art

The best Quotes and Sayings about Art
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I am an artist... I am here to live out loud.

Emile Zola
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The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.

TalentEmile Zola
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What distinguishes modern art from the art of other ages is criticism.

Octavio Paz
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It is hard to separate the art from the artist.

Juice WRLD
 
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Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.

Jean-Luc Godard
 
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As I create art, it is like a love affair. My days go by loving what I do.

Peter Max
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In reality art is always for everyone and for no one.

Eugenio Montale
 
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I've seen beautiful art on the sides of buildings. I've seen beautiful art in museums. I've seen beautiful art in galleries. Beautiful art is everywhere.

John Mellencamp
 
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A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who inspires others.

InspirationSalvador Dalí
 
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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.

PerfectGeri Halliwell
 
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Even a true artist does not always produce art.

Carroll O'Connor
 
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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.

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

DrawingEdward Hopper
 
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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.

David Hockney
 
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Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art.

Susan Sontag
 
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All artists are egotistical maniacs with inferiority complexes.

Lionel Richie
 
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What gives the artist real prestige is his imitators.

Igor Stravinsky
 
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Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.

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

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

Jasper Johns
 
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[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.

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

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

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

LifeWilson Mizner
 
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An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.

ParisFriedrich Nietzsche
 
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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.

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

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

David Bailey
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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.

Self-Confidence, Quotes to think aboutAretha Franklin
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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.

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

MusicUnknown
 
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The temple of art is built in words.

Josiah Gilbert Holland
 
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Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.

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

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

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

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

MirrorsGeorge Bernard Shaw
 
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All creative people want to do the unexpected.

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

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

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

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

Rabindranath Tagore
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Space is the breath of art.

Frank Lloyd Wright
 
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The arts are a celebration of life.

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

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

Hans Hofmann
 
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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.

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

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

Twenty One Pilots - Stressed Out, Album: Blurryface
 
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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.

ScienceAlbert Einstein in The World As I See It
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