783 Art Quotes

I came up with the term 'mindfreak' because I didn't like the word 'magician.' I felt like I wanted to coin a term that would be basically the reaction to my art. It would be a mindfreak and so that's why I came up with that. But, many people say I'm really a student of humanity and psychology. view quote

'Healing,' Papa would tell me, 'is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.' view quote

Life is not an exact science, it is an art. view quote

Women's art, political art - those categorisations perpetuate a certain kind of marginality which I'm resistant to. But I absolutely define myself as a feminist. view quote

Art does not reproduce what we see; rather, it makes us see. view quote

It's a great excuse and luxury, having a job and blaming it for your inability to do your own art. When you don't have to work, you are left with the horror of facing your own lack of imagination and your own emptiness. A devastating possibility when finally time is your own. view quote

Art is significant deformity. view quote

I feel that all good art is powerful and simple. view quote

There is something about giving everything to your profession. In Italian, an obsession is not necessarily negative. It's the art of putting all your energy into one thing; it's the art of transforming even what you eat for lunch into architecture. view quote

When you think about Dada and the great moments in Modern Art, it's always the sense of when you're not sure that art is most likely to be occurring. view quote

We live in an age when the traditional great subjects - the human form, the landscape, even newer traditions such as abstract expressionism - are daily devalued by commercial art. view quote

The art of the cuisine, when fully mastered, is the one human capability of which only good things can be said. view quote

For me, art is about learning and about living with people. It's alive. view quote

'Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era,' the Whitney Museum's 40th-anniversary trip down counterculture memory lane, provides moments of buzzy fun, but it'll leave you only comfortably numb. For starters, it may be the whitest, straightest, most conservative show seen in a New York museum since psychedelia was new. view quote