Art Quotes

213 Art quotes:

"Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun."
Author: Picasso Quotes Category: Art Quotes Spanish Artist Quotes
"The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity."
"The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web."
Author: Picasso Quotes Category: Art Quotes Spanish Artist Quotes
"The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"The history of art is the history of revivals."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Art Quotes British Poet Quotes
"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls."
Author: Picasso Quotes Category: Art Quotes Spanish Artist Quotes
"This world is but a canvas to our imagination."
"To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it."
Author: Tolstoy Quotes Category: Art Quotes Russian Novelist Quotes
"Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first."
"Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others."
Author: Swift Quotes Category: Art Quotes Irish Writer Quotes
"We have art in order not to die of the truth."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable."
"Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others."
"A man paints with his brains and not with his hands."
"A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds."
"An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness."
"Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence."
"Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad."
Author: Dali Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"Every artist was first an amateur."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for."

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