Art Quotes


196 Art quotes:



"The artist's world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep."
"The beauty one can find in art is one of the pitifully few real and lasting products of human endeavor."
"The business of art is to reveal the relation between man and his environment."
Author: Lawrence Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box."
Author: Cartier-Bresson Quotes Category: Art Quotes French Photographer Quotes
"The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure."
Author: Carnegie Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"The history of modern art is also the history of the progressive loss of art's audience. Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist and the bafflement of the public."
Author: Gauguin Quotes Category: Art Quotes French Artist Quotes
"The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art."
Author: Goethe Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you're an artist."
Author: Hockney Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"The more horrifying this world becomes, the more art becomes abstract."
Author: Key Quotes Category: Art Quotes Swedish Writer Quotes
"The principle of art is to pause, not bypass."
"The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke."
"The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination."
Author: Hubbard Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"The task of art today is to bring chaos into order."
Author: Adorno Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it."
"The writer, when he is also an artist, is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal."
"Things are beautiful if you love them."
"Time extracts various values from a painter's work. When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten, and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is."
Author: Matisse Quotes Category: Art Quotes French Artist Quotes
"To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect."
Author: Calder Quotes Category: Art Quotes American Sculptor Quotes
"To make pictures big is to make them more powerful."
"To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art; men can only make us feel small in the wrong way."
Author: Forster Quotes Category: Art Quotes


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