783 Art Quotes

While I recognize the necessity for a basis of observed reality... true art lies in a reality that is felt. view quote

When I go to an art gallery and stand in front of a painting, I don't want someone telling me what I should be seeing or thinking; I want to feel whatever I feel, see whatever I see, and figure out what I figure out. view quote

Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together. view quote

We're a pop art band. Not a pop band. view quote

I used to love to draw. I didn't want to go to art class because I felt that would be too corny when I was young, but architectural drafting was the cool thing to do because there was more precision. It taught me a lot about building and structures and doorways and frames and windowsills. view quote

Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. view quote

Minimal art went nowhere. view quote

The aim of all commentary on art now should be to make works of art - and, by analogy, our own experience - more, rather than less, real to us. The function of criticism should be to show how it is what it is, even that it is what it is, rather than to show what it means. view quote

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them. view quote

You cannot live to please everyone else. You have to edify, educate and fulfill your own dreams and destiny, and hope that whatever your art is that you're putting out there, if it's received, great, I respect you for receiving it. If it's not received, great, I respect you for not. view quote

Mathematics is the art of giving the same name to different things. view quote

My motivation for being a good drummer was born out of fear, which, in a way, seems so antithetical to what art should be. view quote

Listen to your inner-voice: Surround yourself with loving, nurturing people. Fall in love with your art and find yourself. Music is the great communicator. view quote

I was going to go to a four-year college and be an anthropologist or to an art school and be an illustrator when a friend convinced me to learn photography at the University of Southern California. Little did I know it was a school that taught you how to make movies! It had never occurred to me that I'd ever have any interest in filmmaking. view quote