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Quotes About Art

Revealing quotes about art are inspirational in nature and provide a window to discovery. All art forms require inspiration and that though can come from life itself or from a fantasy of design through dreams.
Inspirational Quotes about Art
"Art is what others value and what painters and other artisans seek to create never being totally satisfied with what they have created. Byron Pulsifer

"It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work. Henry Moore

"Art is on the side of the oppressed. Think before you shudder at the simplistic dictum and its heretical definition of the freedom of art. For if art is freedom of the spirit, how can it exist within the oppressors? Edith Wharton

"Reason is powerless in the expression of Love." Rumi

"What is art without struggle." Byron Pulsifer

"Going back to zero can help creative juices no matter the art form you are attempting to create." Byron Pulsifer

"You can't create in a vacuum. Life gives you the material and dreams can propel new beginnings." Byron Pulsifer

"There's no retirement for an artist, it's your way of living so there's no end to it." Henry Moore

"Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures." Henry Ward Beecher

"A painter paints the appearance of things, not their objective correctness, in fact he creates new appearances of things." Ernst Kirchner

- The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life. William Faulkner
- We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth, at least the truth that is given us to understand. The artist must know the manner whereby to convince others of the truthfulness of his lies. Pablo Picasso
- The artist's world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep. Paul Strand
- Art forms of the past were really considered elitist. Bach did not compose for the masses, neither did Beethoven. It was always for patrons, aristocrats, and royalty. Now we have a sort of democratic version of that, which is to say that the audience is so splintered in its interests.David Cronenberg
- Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to possess internal order, and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters, I do believe in Art for Art's sake. E. M. Forster
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