783 Art Quotes

Mild autism can give you a genius like Einstein. If you have severe autism, you could remain nonverbal. You don't want people to be on the severe end of the spectrum. But if you got rid of all the autism genetics, you wouldn't have science or art. All you would have is a bunch of social 'yak yaks.' view quote

Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis. view quote

A secondhand wardrobe hand clothes doesn't make one an artist. Neither do a hair-trigger temper, melancholic nature, propensity for tears, hating your parents, or HIV. I hate to say it - none of these make one an artist. They can help, but just as being gay doesn't make one witty... the only thing that makes one an artist is making art. view quote

I'm using my art to comment on what I see. You don't have to agree with it. view quote

Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts. view quote

Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it. view quote

I was the least Pop of all the Pop artists. view quote

I consider skateboarding an art form, a lifestyle and a sport. 'Action sport' would be the least offensive categorization. view quote

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one. view quote

I think of horror films as art, as films of confrontation. Films that make you confront aspects of your own life that are difficult to face. Just because you're making a horror film doesn't mean you can't make an artful film. view quote

Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling. view quote

Making lyrics feel natural, sit on music in such a way that you don't feel the effort of the author, so that they shine and bubble and rise and fall, is very, very hard to do. Whereas you can sit at the piano and just play and feel you're making art. view quote