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Art is either plagiarism or revolution.
- Paul Gauguin

Art ought never to be considered except in its relations with its ideal beauty.
- Alfred de Vigny

Art is subject to arbitrary fashion.
- Kary Mullis

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
- Michelangelo

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Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos.
- Stephen Sondheim

Art doesn't transform.
It just plain forms.
- Roy Lichtenstein

Every human is an artist.
The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz


 

Minimal art went nowhere.
- Sol LeWitt

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
- Thomas Merton

All art is autobiographical.
The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.
- Federico Fellini

Of all lies, art is the least untrue.
- Gustave Flaubert

Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is
an invention of philosophers...
What we call art is a game.
- Octavio Paz

Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers -
and never succeeding.
- Gian Carlo Menotti

In art as in love, instinct is enough.
- Anatole France

Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather,
and exposing them to the critic.
- Ambrose Bierce

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking
at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
- John Ciardi

Art is a revolt against fate.
- Andre Malraux

I like to pretend that my art has nothing to do with me.
- Roy Lichtenstein

The business of art is to reveal the relation between man and his environment.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward
what is arcane and concealed.
- Khalil Gibran

Rules and models destroy genius and art.
- William Hazlitt

The more horrifying this world becomes,
the more art becomes abstract.
- Ellen Key

The history of art is the history of revivals.
- Samuel Butler

Courage is the art of being the only one
who knows you're scared to death.
- Earl Wilson

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist,
and the less the artist does the better.
- Andre Gide

What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
- John Updike

When I work, and in my art, I hold hands with God.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.
- Theodore Bikel

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
- Pablo Picasso

Art is the stored honey of the human soul,
gathered on wings of misery and travail.
- Theodore Dreiser

Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time.
Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things
which always become ugly with time.
- Jean Cocteau

Wherever art appears, life disappears.
- Robert Motherwell

My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than
to continue living for art.
- Clara Schumann

Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself,
and dies of all others.
- Albert Camus

When I think of art I think of beauty.
Beauty is the mystery of life.
It is not in the eye it is in the mind.
In our minds there is awareness of perfection.
- Agnes Martin

A guilty conscience needs to confess.
A work of art is a confession.
- Albert Camus

All art is but imitation of nature.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.
- Twyla Tharp

It is art that makes life, makes interest,
makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever
for the force and beauty of its process.
- Max Eastman

Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The beauty one can find in art is one of the pitifully
few real and lasting products of human endeavor.
- Paul Getty

The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.
- Theodor Adorno

Art hurts.
Art urges voyages - and it is easier to stay at home.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
- Oscar Wilde

Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as
a basis for architecture.
- Arthur Erickson

When I make art, I think about its ability to connect with others,
to bring them into the process.
- Jim Hodges

Art consists of limitation.
The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

Drawing is the honesty of the art.
There is no possibility of cheating.
It is either good or bad.
- Salvador Dali

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
- Dale Carnegie

Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.
- Harry S. Truman

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
- Ambrose Bierce

Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.
- Marshall McLuhan

To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art;
men can only make us feel small in the wrong way.
- E. M. Forster

Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.
- Marshall McLuhan

Treat a work of art like a prince.
Let it speak to you first.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.
- Henry A. Kissinger

I've never really had a hobby, unless you count art,
which the IRS once told me I had to declare as a hobby
since I hadn't made money with it.
- Laurie Anderson

Art is the right hand of Nature.
The latter has only given us being, the former has made us men.
- Friedrich Schiller

The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters,
is simplicity.
- Walt Whitman

Vitality is radiated from exceptional art and architecture.
- Arthur Erickson

Great art picks up where nature ends.
- Marc Chagall

Art is not a study of positive reality,
it is the seeking for ideal truth.
- John Ruskin

Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
- Theodor Adorno

Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the
unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
- Al Capp

Art is science made clear.
- Wilson Mizner

If a building becomes architecture, then it is art.
- Arne Jacobsen

So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
- Alexander Pope

The principle of art is to pause, not bypass.
- Jerzy Kosinski

I cry out for order and find it only in art.
- Helen Hayes

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next
to a God made object like a tree or flower.
If it clashes, it is not art.
- Paul Cezanne


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