Art Quotes and Sayings
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
- Albert Einstein
Art is a passion or it is nothing.
Every unique work of art is beautiful; just like when God created all living things, each are of individual designs, individual purposes, but still, all are beautiful.
Art is what you can get away with.
- Andy Warhol
I shut my eyes in order to see.
- Paul Gauguin
It is the creative potential itself in human beings that is the image of God.
- Mary Daly
To see we must forget the name of the thing we are looking at.
- Claude Monet
Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Art will remain the most astonishing activity of mankind born out of struggle between wisdom and madness, between dream and reality in our mind.
- Magdalena Abakanowicz
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
- Leonardo da Vinci
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
- Albert Einstein
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it’s dead for you.
- Oscar Wilde
The only rule in art is what works.
Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
- Pablo Picasso
I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me.
- Henri Matisse
Simplicity is the greatest adornment of art.
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
- Joseph Chilton Pearce
Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
- Amy Lowell
Looking is a gift, but seeing is a power.
Art is a technique of communication. The image is the most complete technique of all communication.
- Claes Oldenburg
The function of art is to free the spirit of man and to invigorate and enlarge his vision.
All art is solitary and the studio is a torture area.
- Alexander Liberman
Art is made to disturb. Science reassures. There is only one valuable thing in art: the thing you cannot explain.
- Georges Braque
There is no must in art because art is free.
- Wassily Kandinsky
Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
- Stella Adler