Art Quotes and Sayings
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 the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
– Amy Lowell
Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
– Stella Adler
There are two ways of disliking art. One is to dislike it. The other is to like it rationally.
– Oscar Wilde
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
The function of art is to free the spirit of man and to invigorate and enlarge his vision.
Art is a technique of communication. The image is the most complete technique of all communication.
– Claes Oldenburg
Nothing is more the child of art than a garden.
– Sir Walter Scott
It is terrifying to think of what a commodity art has become.
Art is not about what you see but what you make others see.
– Edgar Degas