The best Quotes and Sayings about Art

The best Quotes and Sayings about Art
V for Vendetta: Art
Unknown: Art
Pablo Picasso: Art
Oscar Wilde: Art

Philippe: "Tell me Driss, why do you think people are interested in art?"
Driss: "I don't know, it's a business?"
Philippe: "No. That's because it's the only thing one leaves behind."

Intouchables, by Driss
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Artists use lies to tell the truth, while politicians use them to cover the truth up.

Politics, TruthV for Vendetta, by Evey Hammond
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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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Art is a way of survival.

Unknown
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All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once you grow up.

Children & ChildhoodPablo Picasso
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Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.

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

Photography, PicturesAndy Warhol
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No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.

Oscar Wilde
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The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.

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

Oscar Wilde
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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 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.

Cath Crowley in Graffiti Moon
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An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.

Charles Bukowski
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The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.

TalentEmile Zola
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I am an artist... I am here to live out loud.

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

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

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

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

PicturesCath Crowley in Graffiti Moon
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The role of art is to make a world which can be inhabited.

William Saroyan
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So vast is art, so narrow human wit.

Alexander Pope
 
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Anybody with artistic ambitions is always trying to reconnect with the way they saw things as a child.

Tim Burton
 
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Great art picks up where nature ends.

Marc Chagall
 
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Art has never been a popularity contest.

James Levine
 
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Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.

William Somerset Maugham
 
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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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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.

PerfectionGeri 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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Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.

Igor Stravinsky
 
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What gives the artist real prestige is his imitators.

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 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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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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