Friday, April 24, 2009

Quotes on Art...

Art Quotes

"Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the
world has known."
- Oscar Wilde
"In art the hand can never execute anything higher than
the heart can inspire."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the
same time."
- Thomas Merton
"Art is the only way to run away without leaving home."
- Twyla Tharp
"I shut my eyes in order to see."
- Paul Gauguin
"All art requires courage."
- Anne Tucker

"Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the
world unbearable."
- George Bernard Shaw
"Art is what's left over after you've defined everything else."
- Michael Vitale
"Art is never finished, only abandoned."
- Leonardo da Vinci
"Surely nothing has to listen to so many stupid remarks
as a painting in a museum."

- Edmond & Jules de Goncourt

"One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art."

- Oscar Wilde

"There's no retirement for an artist, it's your way of living
so there's no end to it."

- Henry Moore

"Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment."

- Jackson Pollock


  1. It's going to be a beautiful weekend here in PA. Enjoy!!

  2. Val- I don't get a one of those art quotes. I am the biggest failure at art ever!



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