AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Art Quotes


Famous Quotes & Quotations About Art:

It has been said that art is a tryst, for in the joy of it maker and beholder meet.
~ Kojiro Tomita.

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.
~ Henry Moore.

It is frequently the tragedy of the great artist, as it is of the great scientist, that he frightens the ordinary man.
~ Loren Eiseley Quotes, The Night Country, 1971.

Let me ask you something, what is not art?
~ Author Unknown.

Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
~ Stella Adler.

Listen carefully to first criticisms made of your work. Note just what it is about your work that critics don't like - then cultivate it. That's the only part of your work that's individual and worth keeping.
~ Jean Cocteau.

Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.
~ G.K. Chesterton.

Man will begin to recover the moment he takes art as seriously as physics, chemistry or money.
~ Ernst Levy.

But that's what being an artist is - feeling crummy before everyone else feels crummy.
~ The New Yorker.

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
~ Scott Adams.

Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization.
~ Lincoln Steffens.

Art is Man's nature. Nature is god's art.
~ James Bailey.

Art is not a thing; it is a way.
~ Elbert Hubbard.

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
~ Henry Ward Beecher.

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
~ Pablo Picasso.

Art is... a question mark in the minds of those who want to know what's happening.
~ Aaron Howard.

Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild.
~ Dante Alighieri Quotes, Inferno.

Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
~ G.K. Chesterton.

Art... does not take kindly to facts, is helpless to grapple with theories, and is killed outright by a sermon.
~ Agnes Repplier Quotes, Points of View, 1891.

A great artist is always before his time or behind it.
~ George Moore.

Quotey Quotes Art Page

Previous | Next