Art Quotes


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"All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography."
"No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."
"A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession."
"A picture is worth a thousand words."
Author: Bonaparte Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."
"An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world."
Author: Santayana Quotes Category: Art Quotes American Philosopher Quotes
"An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have."
"Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth."
Author: Ruskin Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known."
"Art is the proper task of life."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together."
"I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning."
"If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it."
"Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life."
"Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum."
"Painting is just another way of keeping a diary."
Author: Picasso Quotes Category: Art Quotes Painters And Painting Quotes
"Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic."
Author: Bierce Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art."
Author: Bierce Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"So vast is art, so narrow human wit."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: Art Quotes


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