Art Quotes and Sayings
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it’s dead for you.
– Oscar Wilde
I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me.
– Henri Matisse
Looking is a gift, but seeing is a power.
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 a lie that makes us realize the truth.
– Pablo Picasso
The only rule in art is what works.
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