Art Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
– Pablo Picasso
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
The function of art is to free the spirit of man and to invigorate and enlarge his vision.
Art is the signature of civilizations.
– Beverly Sills
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
Art is a passion or it is nothing.
Art is a human activity which has as its purpose the transmission to others of the highest and best feelings to which men have risen.
– Leo Tolstoy
Great art picks up where nature ends.
– Marc Chagall
Creative minds have been known to survive any sort of bad training.
– Anna Freud
Art does not reproduce what is visible; it makes things visible.
– Paul Klee
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
– Leonardo da Vinci
Art is what you can get away with.
– Andy Warhol
It is terrifying to think of what a commodity art has become.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
– Albert Einstein
I shut my eyes in order to see.
– Paul Gauguin
Art is a selective re-creation of reality according to an artists metaphysical value judgments.
– Ayn Rand
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art.
– Will Durant
The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution!
– Albert Einstein
Art is the daughter of freedom.
The greatest art is to shape the quality of the day.
– Henry David Thoreau
To catch a husband is an art; to hold him is a job.
– Simone de Beauvoir
Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard.
– William Hazlitt