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Phrases about the art of painters and famous people

Here are some of the most popular quotes related to the art of painters or famous people.

Some of them will make you think, others will show you how or what the author thought ... but in the end almost everyone will inspire you.

phrases about art

"The masterpiece is a son who is not baptized until after the death of the father." - Adrien Decourcelle

"The work of a man is nothing other than that slow walk to rediscover, through art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence he opened his heart." - Albert Camus

"The most beautiful experience I can have is the mystery, it is the fundamental emotion found in the cradle of true art and true science." - Albert Einstein

"Logic will take you from A to Z, imagination will take you everywhere." - Albert Einstein

"It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would not make sense, it would be meaningless if you described Beethoven's symphony as a variation of the pressure of the auditory waves." - Albert Einstein

"Art is the expression of the deepest thoughts along the simplest path." - Albert Einstein

"Art is the expression of the deepest feelings ..." - Albert Einstein

"Art is the rebellion of man before the evil stupidity of everyday events." - Alejandro dolina

"The work can not be better than the artist." - Alejandro dolina

"The poems of satisfied love appear as a compadrada of lucky merchants." - Alejandro dolina

"You can not be an artist if you have not lost something." - Alejandro dolina

"Art needs or solitude, or misery, or passion, it is a rock flower, which requires rough wind and hard ground." - Alexandre Dumas

"You only have to acquire the power to help, an art that does not serve to heal is not art." - Alejandro Jodorowsky

"An unfortunate people makes great artists." - Alfred de Musset

"It seems that the inventor of the cleat was inspired by the vision of a man who was carrying a furious and asthmatic pig under his arm, unfortunately the sound created by man has never obtained the purity of the sound obtained by the animal." - Alfred Hitchcock

"If art does not make us better, then what's the use?" - Alice Walker

"There are only two instruments worse than a clarinet: two clarinets." - Ambrose Bierce

"Painting is the art of protecting the flat surface from the damage of the climate to expose it to the damage of criticism." - Ambrose Bierce

"Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to register the reactions of his personality to the world in which he lives." - Amy Lowell.

"I am an excitable person who only understands the lyrical life, musically, in which the feelings are much stronger than the reason, I am so thirsty for the wonderful thing that only the wonderful has power over me, anything that I can not transform into something Wonderful, I let it go, Reality does not impress me, I only believe in drunkenness, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life torments me, I escape, one way or another, no more walls. " Anaïs Nin

"The good public is made up of a large number of particular evils." - Anatole France

"The most beautiful things are inspired by madness and written by reason." - André Giré

"Every artist is so multiple that the critic can not fail to find in him what he seeks resolutely and a priori." - André Maurois

"Art is the reason why I get up in the morning, but my definition ends there, you know, I think it's not fair that I live on something I can not even define." - Ani DiFranco

"If the artist only copied nature, the best artist would be the mirror." - Anonymous

"No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but everyone should be motivated to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions and build their confidence in the creative spirit." - A

"When the words are not clear, I will concentrate with photographs, when the images become inadequate, I will settle for silence." - A

"The artist's role is to ask questions, not answer them." - Anton Chekhov

"Music is the natural law related to the sense of hearing." - Anton Von Webern

"The goal of art is to represent not the external appearance of things, but their inner meaning." - Aristotle

"The purpose of art is to give body to the secret essence of things, not to copy their appearance." - Aristotle

"Music purifies the passions and provokes innocent and pure joy in humans." - Aristotle

"Treat a work of art like a prince, let me speak to you first." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Architecture is frozen music." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"He who in an art has become a teacher can dispense with the rules." - Arturo Graf

"Leonardo da Vinci bores me, he had to have limited himself to his flying machines." - Auguste Renoir

"Art is a selective recreation of reality in accordance with the values ​​and metaphysical judgments of the artist." - Ayn Rand

"Art must disturb the comfortable and comfort the disturbed." - Banksy

"I think of music as a menu, I can not eat the same thing every day." - Carlos Santana

"You have to acknowledge at least this merit of the Luftwaffe: when it destroyed our buildings it just left the ruins without replacing them with something worse. - Carlos, Prince of Wales

"What is art? Prostitution." - Charles Baudelaire

"Inspiration is working every day." - Charles Baudelaire

"An intellectual is one who says a simple thing in a complicated way, an artist is the one who says a complicated thing in a simple way." - Charles Bukowski

"Art and love are the same: it is the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you." - Chuck klosterman

"The observation of nature and meditation have generated art." - Cicero

"Music is the arithmetic of sounds, like optics is the geometry of light." - Claude Debussy

"The most terrible among human feelings are those of creation." - Constantin Stanislavski

"Life is a blank canvas, and you must throw all the paint you can on it." - D

"When I'm doing art, I have absolutely no social responsibility, it's like dreaming." - David Cronenberg

"It is not necessary to believe in what an artist says, but in what he does." - David Hockney

"It is not necessary to believe in what an artist says, but in what he does." - David Hockney

"The artist is always a pursuer of beauty." - Doménico Cieri Estrada

"A good poem is a contribution to reality.The world is never the same once a good poem has been added to it.A good poem helps to change the shape of the universe, helps to extend the knowledge of each one and of the world that surrounds it. "- Dylan Thomas

"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see." - Edgar Degas

"A frame It must be painted with the same feeling that a criminal commits a crime. "- Edgar Degas

"A picture of a museum is possibly the one that has to hear the most nonsense in the whole world." - Edmond and Jules De Goncourt

"If Attila lived in our days, he would be a theater critic." - Edward Albee

"Art is not a thing, but a way." - Elbert Hubbard

"Music vibrates in the soul and elevates man to better lives." - Elbert Hubbard

"The rest of the people are hungry, but the soul of an artist is eternally thirsty." - Emanuel Geibel

"Only reality has the right to be implausible, art never, that is why art should not be confused with life." - Émile Verhaeren

"If you ask me why I came to this world, I will answer you: to live out loud." - Émile Zola

"The artist is nothing without a gift, but the gift is nothing without work." - Émile Zola

"The ideal, felt with depth and expressed with beauty: that's the art." - Emilio Castelar

"The vulgar is the snore, the improbable, the dream, the hoarse humanity, but the artist is obliged to make her dream or not an artist." - Enrique Jardiel Poncela

"Musicians do not read other people's music except when they are preparing to write their own music." - Enrique Jardiel Poncela

"The artist must be a mixture of boy, man and woman." - Ernesto Sábato

"Music is the voluptuousness of the imagination." - Eugène Delacroix

"Music is above thought." - Eugène Delacroix

"Blessed is the task in which one can sing! A synthesis is worth ten analyzes." - Eugenio D'Ors

"Art never responds to the desire to be converted into something democratic, it is not for the whole world, it is only for workers who undertake the necessary effort to understand it." - Flannery O'Connor

"An idea is salvation through imagination." - Frank Lloyd Wright

"Art is making something out of nothing." - Frank Zappa

"I never paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality." - Frida Kahlo

"You have to have chaos and frenzy inside to give birth to a dancing star." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"We have the art to not die because of the truth." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"For art to exist, for any form of activity or aesthetic perception to occur, a certain degree of a physiological precondition is necessary: ​​intoxication." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Many artists are called artists who, in reality, are works of art of nature." - Friedrich von Schlegel

"It's true that there are people like Willie Loman [the traveling salesman of Arthur Miller's drama], but I do not think it's necessary to write a play about them." - Gary Cooper

"With a large number of disordered strokes, it is easy to configure a landscape, but with disordered sounds, no music is composed." - Georg Ch. Lichtenberg

"You use a glass mirror to see your face, you use works of art to see your soul." - George Bernard Shaw

"Without art, the harshness of reality would make the world unbearable." - George Bernard Shaw

"Brahms is like Tennyson: an extraordinary musician with the brain of a mediocre provincial police." - George Bernard Shaw

"Theatrical criticism has an advantage compared to suicide: in suicide one takes it against oneself, in theatrical criticism he takes it against anyone else." - George Bernard Shaw

"Mirrors are used to see the face, art to see the soul." - George Bernard Shaw

"Masterpieces are never more than lucky attempts." - George Sand

"Art and literature are the moral emanation of civilization, the spiritual eradication of peoples." - Giosue Carducci

"If I paint my dog ​​exactly as it is, I will naturally have two dogs, but not a work of art." - Goethe

"Love art ... Of all lies, it is, at least, the least fallacious." - Gustave Flaubert

"Art is, of all lies, the one that cheats less." - Gustave Flaubert

"The author must be in his work as God in the universe: present everywhere, but not visible at all." - Gustave Flaubert

"Pop art is an advertising art that is advertised as an art that hates advertising." - Harold Rosenberg

"Art is the contemplation of the world in a state of grace." - Hermann Hesse

"Artistic beauty does not consist in representing a beautiful thing, but in the beautiful representation of a thing." - Immanuel Kant

"All art is a kind of confession, more or less oblique, all artists, if they want to survive, are forced, at last, to tell the whole story, to vomit the anguish." - James Baldwin

"To say to the painter that nature should be taken as it is, is like saying to the pianist that he can sit on the piano." - James Whistler

"Art happens." - James Whistler

"Nature and art seem to shy away, but they are sooner than you think." - Johann W. Goethe

"A man must hear a little music, read a good poetry, contemplate a beautiful picture and if possible, say some sensible words, so that the worldly cares can not erase the sense of beauty that God has implanted in the human soul. "- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"If I paint my dog ​​exactly as it is, I will naturally have two dogs, but not a work of art." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The play must be a fair and lively image of human nature." - John Dryden

"That which the imagination captures as Beauty must be true, whether it existed before or not." - John Keats

"A work of art is an eternal joy." - John Keats

"Criticism may be true, but it's not the whole truth, it's interesting to be behind the scenes, but that's not where the play is best at." - John Lubbock

"The greatest artist is the one who in the sum of his works has incorporated the greatest number of his best ideas." - John Ruskin

"Beautiful art is that in which the hand, the head and the heart go together." - John Ruskin

"Every time the faculties of men are in their fullness, they must express themselves with art." - John Ruskin

"There are no standards or samples for the production of a great work of art, it would not be art but manufacture on measure." - John Ruskin

"Vision is the art of seeing invisible things." - Jonathan Swift

"The theater should entertain, nobly, but nothing more than to entertain, to pretend to make it a moral school is to corrupt morality and art at the same time." - Joseph Joubert

"Music, in moments of danger, elevates feelings." - Joseph Joubert

"The artist lives a peculiar relationship with beauty, in a very real sense it can be said that beauty is the vocation to which the Creator calls him with the gift of artistic talent." - Juan Pablo II

"All artists have in common the experience of the unfathomable distance that exists between the work of their hands, however successful it may be, and the brilliant perfection of beauty perceived in the fervor of the creative moment: what they manage to express in what they paint. , sculpt or create is only a faint reflection of the splendor that for a few moments has shone before the eyes of his spirit. " - Juan Pablo II

"The longest learning of all the arts is to learn to see." - Jules De Goncourt

"The wise generalizes, the artist individualizes." - Jules Renard

"A critic should not say but the truth, but he must also know it." - Jules Renard

"Artists have the right to be modest and the duty to be vain." - Karl Kraus

"Music is the true universal language." - Karl Maria Von Weber

"Love art in yourself, more than you in art." - Konstantin Stanislavski

"Art is not a way of making a living, it's more of a very humane way of making life more bearable." Practicing an art, good or bad, is a way to make your soul grow, for the love of God, sing in the shower, dance to the music on the radio, tell stories, write a poem for a friend or for a friend, even if it is lousy, do it as well as you know and you will get a huge reward. Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

"Art is a call to which too many who have not been called respond." - Leo Longanesi

"Painting is poetry that is seen and not felt, and poetry is painting that feels and can not be seen." - Leonardo da Vinci

"The painter has the Universe in his mind and in his hands." - Leonardo da Vinci

"All music is folk music, I've never heard a horse sing a song." - Louis Armstrong

"An unfortunate people makes great artists." - Louis Charles Alfred de Musset

"Learning music by reading music theory is like making love by mail." - Luciano Pavarotti

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

"The task of an artist is to find their own difference .." - Manolo Vázquez

"Art is primarily a state of mind." - Marc Chagall

"Picasso is undoubtedly a great painter: it's a pity he does not know how to draw." - Marc Chagall

"There are millions of artists who create, only a few thousand are accepted or even discussed by the viewer, and of them, many less are still consecrated by posterity." - Marcel Duchamp

"Art has the nice habit of spoiling all artistic theories." - Marcel Duchamp

"A work of art that encloses theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left." - Marcel Proust

"Imagination does not become great until the human being, given its value and strength, uses it to create, if that does not happen, the imagination becomes only a spirit that wanders in the void." Maria Montessori

"There is a vitality, a force of life, an energy, a vivification that is translated through you in action, and because there is only one of you at all times, this expression is unique, and if you block it, there will never be a through no other means and will be lost. "- Martha Graham

"Music is the best relief for a worried man, thanks to it, the heart is happy again, it is comforted and renewed." - Martin Luther

"Critics are like gadflies, which prevent horses from working the land." - Maxim Gorky

"For an artist, freedom is as indispensable as talent and intelligence." - Maxim Gorky

"The Sex Pistols do for music what the Second World War has done for peace: not too much." - Melody Maker

"The true work of art is only a shadow of divine perfection." - Michelangelo Buonarroti

"Every human being is an artist, the dream of life is to create beautiful art." - Miguel Ruiz

"Science is the pedestal of truth, Art is that of beauty." - Nicolás Salmerón

"What can I say about the Beatles? I have never managed to understand what a beat singer says, maybe I'll have a bit more luck with four." - Noël Coward

"I would cut two things in this comedy: the second act and the neck of the supporting actor." - Noël Coward

"You have to be an artist to understand another." Art critics do not look much like the great painters. " - Norman Mailer

"A photographer without a magazine behind him is like a farmer without fields." - Norman Parkinson

"Although it seems paradoxical, life imitates art much more than art imitates life." - Oscar Wilde

"Art is the only serious thing in this world, and the artist is the only person who is never serious." - Oscar Wilde

"Nothing can cure the soul better than the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses, but the soul." - Oscar Wilde

"No great artist sees things as they really are, if he did, he would stop being an artist." - Oscar Wilde

"The sculptor thinks in marble." - Oscar Wilde

"Love art for yourself and then everything else will be given to you in addition." - Oscar Wilde

"Art is the most intense form of individualism that the world has ever known." - Oscar Wilde

"Art should never try to be popular, the public should try to be an artist." - Oscar Wilde

"The first duty of an art critic is to keep his mouth shut at all times and under any circumstances." - Oscar Wilde

"In art as in love, tenderness is what gives strength." - Oscar Wilde

"Artists, like the Greek gods, reveal themselves only to one another." - Oscar Wilde

"No artist sees things as they really are, if he sees them, he is not a great artist." - Oscar Wilde

"No great artist sees things as they really are, if he did, he would stop being an artist." - Oscar Wilde

"I do not have to remind you that expression is in itself the supreme and only way of life for an artist." - Oscar Wilde

"If we want to understand a nation for its art, let's study its architecture and its music." - Oscar Wilde

"Being creative means being in love with life, you can only be creative if you love life enough to want to increase its beauty, only if you want to bring a little more music, a little more poetry, a little more dance. "- Osho

"Any form of art is a form of power, it causes impact, it can influence changes: it can not only change us, it changes us." - Ossie Davis

"Music is the divine way of telling beautiful and poetic things to the heart." - Pablo Casals

"All children are born artists. The problem is how to continue being artists when growing up. "- Pablo Picasso

"Art washes the dust of everyday life from the soul." - Pablo Picasso

"Others have seen what it is, and they ask why, I've seen what it could be, and I've wondered why not." Pablo Picasso

"Learn the rules like a professional to be able to break them as an artist." - Pablo Picasso

"Everything you can imagine is real." - Pablo Picasso

"Art is a lie that brings us closer to the truth." - Pablo Picasso

"What do you think an artist is?" He is a political being, always alert to painful, brutal or happy events, to which he responds in every conceivable way.The painting is not done to decorate apartments, it is an instrument of war to attack to the enemy and defend against him. "- Pablo Picasso

"Art is the lie that allows us to understand the truth." - Pablo Picasso

"A painter is a man who paints what he sells, an artist, on the other hand, is a man who sells what he paints." - Pablo Picasso

"What is art? If I knew it, I would be careful not to reveal it. - Pablo Picasso

"When I was twelve, I knew how to draw like Rafael, but I needed a lifetime to learn how to paint like a child." - Pablo Picasso

"When the inspiration comes down, let him catch me working." - Pablo Picasso

"In matters of painting an expert can only give bad advice to a painter, that's why I have given up trying to judge myself." - Pablo Picasso

"Inspiration exists, but it has to be found working." - Pablo Picasso

"I paint things not as I see them, but as I think them." - Pablo Picasso

"The artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself warns at the same time a certain obligation: he knows that he can not waste this talent, but he must develop it." - Pope Juan Pablo II

"Art is plagiarist or revolutionary." - Paul Gauguin

"Art does not reproduce what is visible but makes visible what is not always visible." - Paul Klee

"Art does not reproduce the visible, but makes it visible." - Paul Klee

"Inspiration is the hypothesis that reduces the author to an observer role." - Paul Valéry

"If Botticelli lived today I would work for Vogue." - Peter Ustinov

"Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back ... Those who wish to sing always find a song ... With the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet." - Plato

"Music gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flights to the imagination, consolation to sadness and life and joy to all things." - Plato

"God respects me when I work, but he loves me when I sing." - Rabindranath Tagore

"Slave and lord of nature is the artist, because he is his lover." - Rabindranath Tagore

"She never looked good, she looked like art, and art should not look nice, it was supposed to make you feel something." Rainbow Rowell

"The fine arts do not have anything of chance, but sprout from the instinct of the nation that created them." - Ralph W. Emerson

"The dream offers us the dream and there is no end to the illusion Life is like a train of moods, like a necklace of beads, and, as we pass through them, they turn out to be lenses of many colors that they paint the world with their own tonality. "- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Without magic, there is no art, without art, there is no idealism, without idealism, there is no integrity, without integrity, there is nothing left but mere production." Raymond Chandler

"There is no art without transformation." - Robert Bresson

"All forms of madness, strange habits, coarseness in society, general awkwardness, are justified in the person who creates good art." - Roman Payne

"Between a madman and me, there's only one difference: the madman thinks he's sane and I know I'm crazy." - Salvador Dalí.

"The creative spirit does not ask: you know." - Salvador De Madariaga

"Creativity is allowing oneself to make mistakes, the art is to know what to keep." - Scott Adams

"The artist finds greater pleasure in painting than in contemplating the painting." - Seneca

"In life you have to try everything except two things: incest and folk dance." - Sir Thomas Beecham

"Art is the perfection of nature, nature made one world and art another." - Sir Thomas Browne

"There is a source of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love ... When you learn to take advantage of this source, you will truly have passed the age." - Sophia Loren

"Life beats and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one." - Stella Adler

"The public is so limited, so incapable, that they only see what is taught to them." - Stendhal

"A blank canvas has unlimited possibilities." - Stephanie Perkins

"Dear, if you really want to help the American theater, do not become an actress, become a spectator." - T

"Music is the most expensive and most unpleasant of noises." - Théophile Gautier

"Everything happens, only true art is eternal." - Théophile Gautier

"The ultimate requirement for the greatness of an artist is his own death." - Thiessen

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

"Mike Jagger moves as if he were doing the parody of the mix of a majorette and Fred Astaire." - Truman Capote

"Nothing is more harmful to creativity than the fury of inspiration." - Umberto Eco

"I dream of painting and then I paint my dreams." - Vincent van Gogh

"It's good to love as much as possible, because that's where the real strength lies, and the one who loves loves doing great things and feels capable, and what is done out of love is well done." - Vincent Van Gogh

"Art is to console all who are broken for life." - Vincent Van Gogh

"Art is man added to nature." - Vincent van Gogh

"Art is not a mirror to reflect the world, but a hammer with which to hit it." - Vladimir Mayakovsky

"I have an idea that the only thing that makes it possible to consider this world in which we live without disgust, is the beauty that men create from time to time from chaos, the paintings they paint, the music they compose, the books that they write and the lives they lead, of all of these, the richest in beauty is the beautiful life, that is the perfect work of art. " W. Somerset Maugham

"What do you express in your eyes? It seems to me that all the impression I have read in my life." - Walt Whitman

"The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunlight of letters, is simplicity." - Walt Whitman

"Where words die, music is born." - William Shakespeare

"The man without musical spirit and who is not moved by the harmony of sweet sounds, is capable of all betrayals, snares and theft." - William Shakespeare

"Music is the spiritual food of those who live by love." - William Shakespeare

"The artist's job is not to succumb to despair, but to find an antidote to the emptiness of existence." - Woody Allen

"Beauty is truth and truth beauty - you do not need to know more than this on earth."

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