Art Quotes

213 Art quotes:

"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."
Author: Gogh Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work."
Author: Moore Quotes Category: Art Quotes Job Quotes
"Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs."
"Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality."
Author: Dali Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"Pictures must not be too picturesque."
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."
"The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life."
Author: Faulkner Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"The beginning is the most important part of the work."
"The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture."
Author: Dali Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection."
Author: Michelangelo Quotes Category: Art Quotes Italian Artist Quotes
"The waking mind is the least serviceable in the arts."
"There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept."
"Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle."
"You don't take a photograph, you make it."
"Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed."
"Art is the only way to run away without leaving home."
"Art ought never to be considered except in its relations with its ideal beauty."
Author: Vigny Quotes Category: Art Quotes French Poet Quotes
"The perfection of art is to conceal art."
Author: Quintilian Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize."

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