783 Art Quotes

Art cannot result from sophisticated, frivolous, or superficial effects. view quote

Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product. view quote

Should graffiti be judged on the same level as modern art? Of course not: It's way more important than that. view quote

The works must be conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness. view quote

Once the subject matter of rock n' roll changed from cars and pop love songs to songs about really true love and the blues and death and mortality, this light bulb went off in my head and I went, 'Oh, that's what they're doing. That's kind of - that's art.' view quote

Death is an endless night so awful to contemplate that it can make us love life and value it with such passion that it may be the ultimate cause of all joy and all art. view quote

Art should be witty, like a good Eddie Murphy movie, to make your life a little easier and better. view quote

Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together. view quote

I was a product of Andy Warhol's Factory. All I did was sit there and observe these incredibly talented and creative people who were continually making art, and it was impossible not to be affected by that. view quote

A work of art doesn't exist outside the perception of the audience. view quote

Art is a critical component in a well-rounded education. Art is the level playing field - no matter how rich or poor, tall or short, pretty or ugly to the bone, if you can draw, you can find personal fulfillment and build self-confidence. Art is the highest achievement of mankind. view quote

Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb, and the rose grow without the thorn. view quote

When I was in sixth grade, they slashed the budgets for all of our school art programs, so my grandparents enrolled me in art classes at Worcester Art Museum, which I attended from sixth to 12th grade. view quote