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Best 50 Quotes About Art

Best 50 Quotes About Art

1. “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.“― Aristotle

2. “Learning to draw is really a matter of learning to see – to see correctly – and that means a good deal more than merely looking with the eye.“― Kimon Nicolaides

3. “Art is not the possession of the few who are recognized writers, painters, musicians; it is the authentic expression of any and all individuality.“― John Dewey

4. “To be an artist is to believe in life.” – Henry Moore

5. “Great art picks up where nature ends.” – Marc Chagall

6. “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.“― Scott Adams

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7. “To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.“― Kurt Vonnegut

8. “The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before.“― Neil Gaiman

9. “The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.“― Friedrich Nietzsche

10. “Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons.“― Al Hirschfeld

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11. “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.“― Pablo Picasso

12. “The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.”― Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

13. “I don’t know why people expect art to make sense. They accept the fact that life doesn’t make sense.“― David Lynch

14. “I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.” – Frida Kahlo

15. “Every artist was first an amateur.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

16. “The Achilles heel of an artist lies in the hope that his art is good.“― Kapil Gupta

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17. “Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terrors, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities, and it always balances them.“― Anais Nin

18. “The works must be conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness.“― Joan Miro

19. “The test of a work of art is, in the end, our affection for it, not our ability to explain why it is good.“― Stanley Kubrick

20. “Art has always been the raft onto which we climb to save our sanity. I don’t see a different purpose for it now.”― Dorothea Tanning

21. “Our love of art is often quite temporary, dependent upon our moods, and our love of art is subservient to our demand for a positive self-image. How we look at art should account for those imperfections and work around them.“― Tyler Cowen

22. “Art is never finished, only abandoned.“― Leonardo da Vinci

23. “I started painting as a hobby when I was little. I didn’t know I had any talent. I believe talent is just a pursued interest. Anybody can do what I do.“― Bob Ross

24. “Art is unquestionably one of the purest and highest elements in human happiness. It trains the mind through the eye, and the eye through the mind. As the sun colours flowers, so does art colour life.“― John Lubbock

25. “The great artists of the past were aware that human life is full of chaos and suffering. But they had a remedy for this. And the name of that remedy was ‘beauty’. The beautiful work of art brings consolation in sorrow and affirmation in joy. It shows human life to be worthwhile.“― Roger Scruton

26. “One must always draw, draw with the eyes, when one cannot draw with a pencil.“― Balthus

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27. “Drawing is a form of probing. And the first generic impulse to draw derives from the hu

28. “Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it.” – Salvador Dalí

29. “Creativity takes courage.” – Henri Matisse

30. “Practice what you know and it will help you to make clear what you do not know.“― Rembrandt

31. “I shut my eyes in order to see.” – Paul Gauguin

32. “It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.“― Albert Einstein

33. “Making art is the most relaxing, joyous, therapeutic stimulating way to spend your time, as you unleash the part of your brain that’s been itching to get at it.“― Harley Brown

34. “We don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents.” – Bob Ross

35. “The artist sees what others only catch a glimpse of.“― Leonardo da Vinci

36. “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.“― Pablo Picasso

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37. “In any art you’re allowed to steal anything if you can make it better.“― Ernest Hemingway

38. “Art is like therapy; what comes up is what comes up. It may be dark, but that’s what comes up. You may want to keep some of it in a drawer… but never judge it.“― Nick Bantock

39. “Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.“― Pablo Picasso

40. “He who works with his hands is a labourer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.“― Saint Francis of Assisi

42. “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso

43. “Success is a worn down pencil.“― Robert Rauschenberg

44. “Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.“― Pablo Picasso

45. “Those who do not want to imitate anything produce nothing.“― Salvador Dali

46. “The only art I’ll ever study is stuff that I can steal from.“― David Bowie

47. “I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” – Michelangelo

48. “If people only knew how hard I work to gain my mastery. It wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all.“― Michelangelo

49. “Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get the work done. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightning to strike you in the brain, you’re not going to make an awful lot of work.“― Chuck Close

50. “Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.“― Oscar Wilde


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