Art Quotes Page 5
Page five rounds out this robust collection of art quotes. On this last page you will hear from Robert Indiana, Salvador Dali, Twyla Tharp and others.
One of my favorite art quotes is the one by Robert Schumann when he said, “to send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.” These words are very meaningful for me. Like any worthwhile effort people must work hard to push back the darkness and bring bright wonderful light to as many people as possible.
All of these art quotes and sayings seem to shine a wonderful flashlight!
Light in Nature creates the movement of colors.
I think of my peace paintings as one long poem, with each painting being a single stanza.
I was the least Pop of all the Pop artists.
When I work, and in my art, I hold hands with God.
To make pictures big is to make them more powerful.
Wherever art appears, life disappears.
You begin with the possibilities of the material.
To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.
Artists themselves are not confined, but their output is.
Art doesn't transform. It just plain forms.
I like to pretend that my art has nothing to do with me.
Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.
The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.
Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality.
The history of art is the history of revivals.
Trying to force creativity is never good.
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Minimal art went nowhere.
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Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos.
My hand is the extension of the thinking process - the creative process.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.
No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.
Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs.
Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
-Vincent Van Gogh
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
-W. Somerset Maugham
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
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.
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them.
Art is science made clear.
Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.
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