Art Quotes and Sayings

A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.
– Eugene Ionesco

Art flourishes where there is a sense of adventure.
– Alfred North Whitehead

Use the creative process – singing, writing, art, dance, whatever – to get to know yourself better.
– Catie Curtis

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
Henry Ward Beecher

God is not interested in your art but, your heart.
– Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…it has no survival value; rather, it is one of those things that give value to survival.
C.S. Lewis

Chess is the Art of Analysis.
– Champion Mikhail Botvinnik

Chess is too difficult to be a game and not serious enough to be a science or an art.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Chess is everything – art, science, and sport.
– Karpov

Entertainment is in art like color in pictures.

Entertainment and art are not isolated.

What do you think an artist is? An imbecile who only has eyes, if he is a painter, or ears if he is a musician, or a lyre in every chamber of his heart if he is a poet, or even, if he is a boxer, just his muscles? Far from it: at the same time he is also a political being, constantly aware of the heartbreaking, passionate, or delightful things that happen in the world, shaping himself completely in their image. How could it be possible to feel no interest in other people, and with a cool indifference to detach yourself from the very life which they bring to you so abundantly? No, painting is not done to decorate apartments. It is an instrument of war.
Pablo Picasso

Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? no. Just as one can never learn how to paint.
Pablo Picasso

Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
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

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