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On this page, you will find art quotes by Sarah McLachlan, Tom Wolfe, Walt Whitman, and more.

These are the very best of the best art quotes that can be found anywhere. Many of them are hard-hitting. The authors opine on art in their own particular way with feeling and often times strong emotions.

The principles of true art is not to portray but to evoke.
-Jerzy Kosinski

When I make art, I think about its ability to connect with others, to bring them into the process.
-Jim Hodges

Our natures are a lot like oil, mix us with anything else, and we strive to swim on top.
-Joan Rivers

I think an artist's responsibility is more complex than people realize.
-Jodie Foster

What makes photography a strange invention is that its primary raw materials are light and time.
-John Berger

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
-John Ciardi

Great art picks up where nature ends.
-Marc Chagall

The perfection of art is to conceal art.
-Marcus Fabius Quintilian

Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.
-Marshall McLuhan

Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.
-Marshall McLuhan

It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.
-Max Eastman

Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.

Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
-Miguel Angel Ruiz

A picture is worth a thousand words.
-Napoleon Bonaparte

The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist.

Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is an invention of philosophers... What we call art is a game.
-Octavio Paz

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Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
-Oliver Wendell Holmes

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
-Oscar Wilde

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
-Pablo Picasso

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
-Pablo Picasso

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
-Pablo Picasso

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
-Pablo Picasso

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God-made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.
-Paul Cezanne

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.
-Paul Gauguin

Art is either plagiarism or revolution.
-Paul Gauguin

My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw, the more of it I wanted to see.
-Paul Getty

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.
-Paul Getty

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.
-Paul Strand

An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.
-Paul Valery

Murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums.
-Peter De Vries

A painting that is well composed is half-finished.
-Pierre Bonnard

The beginning is the most important part of the work.

Vision is the true creative rhythm.
-Robert Delaunay

Painting is by nature a luminous language.
-Robert Delaunay

Art in Nature is rhythmic and has a horror of constraint.
-Robert Delaunay

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