Art Quotes (55) Spiritual Sayings
Summary: Definition of Art. Art is an activity or creation by people that has importance because of an attraction to the human senses. The arts represent an outlet of expression, that is usually influenced by culture and which in turn helps to change culture
“Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.”
~ Leonardo da Vinci
“I dream my painting and I paint my dream.”
~ Vincent van Gogh
“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”
~ Edgar Degas
Art is as heavy as sorrow, as light as a breeze, as bright as an idea, as pretty as a picture, as funny as money, and as fugitive as fraud! ~ Barbara Kruger
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
~ Scott Adams
Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.
~ Cesar Cruz
Go into the arts. I'm not kidding. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven's sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possibly can. You will get an enormous reward. You will have created something.
~ Kurt Vonnegut To be an artist is to believe in life. ~ Henry Moore Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul. ~ W. Somerset Maugham To labor in the arts for any reason other than love is prostitution. ~ Steven Pressfield Art is not thinking something up; it is the opposite - getting something down. ~ Julia Cameron Art teaches nothing but the significance of life. ~ Henry Miller Don't apologize for who you are or the art you create. ~ C. J. Rider Fear is the reason for making art. It is a means to freedom. ~ Ilya Kabakov Life is your art. An open, aware heart is your camera. A oneness with your world is your film. Your bright eyes, your easy smile is your museum. ~ Ansel Adams Love the art in yourself, not yourself in the art. ~ Konstantin Stanislavsky An artist is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, and boldness to challenge the status quo. And an artist takes it personally. ~ Seth Goden Art is a delivery system for worldviews. ~ Alex Grey Art is a personal act of courage, something one human does that creates change in another. ~ Seth Goden Art is a personal gift that changes the recipient. The medium doesn't matter. The intent does. ~ Seth Goden Art is a step from what is obvious toward what is concealed. ~ Kahlil Gibran Art is not in the ...eye of the beholder. It's in the soul of the artist. ~ Seth Goden
The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation.
~ Auguste Rodin Art lives on constraint and dies of freedom. ~ Michelangelo All art, whether it pleases us or not, helps to add color, excitement, joy, or sadness and, most often, a sense of awe to our life's experience. ~ Henry O. Dorman Art is a language. It's not a skill. It's not a stunt. It's not something that you just learn to do and put it down. It comes from the heart. ~ Wynona Mulcaster Art is like singing. Some do it better than others, but everyone can and should be doing it for their soul. ~ Barbara Mason Art is the journey of a free soul. ~ Alev Oguz Art upsets, science reasures. ~ Georges Braque All art is subversive. ~ Pablo Picasso Life has been your art. You have set yourself to music. Your days are your sonnets. ~ Oscar Wilde Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. ~ Twyla Tharp In art the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can inspire. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Art is either plagiarism or revolution. ~ Paul Gauguin Art is whatever you can get away with. ~ John Cage Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. ~ Thomas Merton Creation is a sentient and instinctual flow that determines where to go and what to change or omit. ~ Shaun McNiff Every act of creation begins with an act of destruction. ~ Pablo Picasso If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, I will answer you: I am here to live out loud. ~ Émile Zola Art is the child of Nature. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow All art requires courage. ~ Anne Tucker All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life. ~ M.C. Richards Art is not a thing; it is a way. ~ Elbert Hubbard Art is the proper task of life. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. ~ Pablo Picasso In art as in love, instinct is enough. ~ Anatole France The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche Artists everywhere steal mercilessly all the time and I think this is healthy. ~ Peter Gabriel Art is about energy positive and negative. All art has the power to heal because it helps us see who we are, and what we resist. ~ Shirley MacLaine Art opens the closets, airs out the cellars and attics. It brings healing. ~ Julia Cameron All true artists, whether they know it or not, create form a place of no-mind, from inner stillness. ~ Eckhart Tolle As one gets older one sees many more paths that could be taken. Artists sense within their own work that kind of swelling of possibilities, which may seem a freedom or a confusion. ~ Jasper Johns Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up ~ Pablo Picasso I am an artist at living – my work of art is my life. ~ D.T. Suzuki Click Here - To return back to the Full Quote Index Listed by Subject
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