Art Quotes and Sayings

If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.
Pablo Picasso

It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.
Pablo Picasso

God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.
Pablo Picasso

The world doesn’t make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?
Pablo Picasso

There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
Pablo Picasso

Bad artists copy. Good artists steal.
Pablo Picasso

The urge to destroy is also a creative urge.
Pablo Picasso

The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.
Pablo Picasso

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Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
Pablo Picasso

There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun.
Pablo Picasso

Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Pablo Picasso

Some people are that much amazing that they just play with colors and become legends.

Submitted by: Maira Qamar

Art for art’s sake is an empty phrase. Art for the sake of truth, art for the sake of the good and the beautiful, that is the faith I am searching for.
George Sand

In art, man reveals himself and not his objects.
Rabindranath Tagore

If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
Vincent van Gogh

I can’t change the fact that my paintings don’t sell. But the time will come when people will recognize that they are worth more than the value of the paints used in the picture.
Vincent van Gogh

The only time I feel alive is when I’m painting.
Vincent van Gogh

Art is to console those who are broken by life.
Vincent van Gogh

I put my heart and soul into my work, and I have lost my mind in the process.
Vincent van Gogh

There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
Vincent van Gogh

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