1170 Greatest Quotes About Art
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night.
Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
The only way to avoid being unhappy is to close yourself up in Art and to count for nothing all the rest.
The whole culture is telling you to hurry, while the art tells you to take your time. Always listen to the art.
Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.
Art reaches its greatest peak when devoid of self-consciousn ess.
It is vain to find fault with those arts of deceiving wherein men find pleasure to be deceived.
In war, numbers alone confer no advantage. Do not advance relying on sheer military power.
Birds rising in flight is a sign that the enemy is lying in ambush; when the wild animals are startled and flee he is trying to take you unaware.
You need intelligence, and you need to look. You need a gaze, a wide gaze, penetrating and roving - thats what's useful for art.
A purely materialistic art would be like a tree which is expected to bear fruit without flowering and to sacrifice grace and beauty for mere utility.
It may seem difficult at first, but everything is difficult at first.
It is quite possible--overwhelmingly probable, one might guess--that we will always learn more about human life and personality from novels than from scientific psychology.
When you create art, the world has to wait.
I already have a wife who is too much for me.. she is my art, and my works are my children.
Today's art has been cancelled due to police activity.
Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.
And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart, till the Devil whispered behind the leaves 'It's pretty, but is it Art?'.
Life is so horrible that one can only bear it by avoiding it. And that can be done by living in the world of art.
When you make music or write or create, it's really your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, condomless sex with whatever idea it is you're writing about at the time. .
Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.
I don't have big anxieties. I wish I did. I'd be much more interesting.
I need someone to protect me from all the measures they take in order to protect me.
The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Swift as the wind. Quiet as the forest. Conquer like the fire. Steady as the mountain.
Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.
The excellency of every art is its intensity, capable of making all disagreeable evaporate.
Great results, can be achieved with small forces.
I love the art world, I love art galleries, I love what it means - I love art.
I don’t want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.
You might argue that the history of contemporary art is a series of avant-garde movements, each new wave outraging the last.
I wouldn't want to be remembered as the guy who contaminated a perfectly legitimate form of protest art with money and celebrities.
There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, those who do not see.
Leonardo da Vinci
I just wanna make the world a better-looking place. If you don't like it, you can paint over it!
Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali.
Everything will be art and nothing will be art, because everything, as I believe, already is.
The purpose of art is to bring people into presence.
Keep your love of nature, for that is the true way to understand art more and more.
Vincent Van Gogh
Suddenly I've got an overwhelming desire to surround myself with the aura of classical and Romantic art.
Hence the saying: One may know how to conquer without being able to do it.
To discover the mode of life or of art whereby my spirit could express itself in unfettered freedom.
Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.