A collection of amazing quotes on art, painting that will inspire you

A collection of amazing quotes on art, painting that will inspire you

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“I dream my painting and I paint my dream.”― Vincent van Gogh


“A fine work of art – music, dance, painting, story – has the power to silence the chatter in the mind and lift us to another place.”― Robert McKee


“A Good artist has less time than ideas.”  – Martin Kippenberger


“A great artist is always before his time or behind it.”  – George Moore


“A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.”  – Michelangelo


“A painter must think of everything he sees as being there entirely for his own use and pleasure.” – Lucian Freud


“A painting is a doorway into psychological/spiritual space. It is an expression of transcendent form that opens out into the infinite.” – William DeRaymond


“A painting is never finished – it simply stops in interesting places.” – Paul Gardner


“A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.”  – Paul Cezanne


“All painting is an expression of isolation. Only when I allow others inside the studio do I become social – my canvas becomes my mask, my deception and prison. ” – Kris Courtney


“Among those who study painting, some strive for an elaborate effect and others prefer the simple. Neither complexity in itself nor simplicity is enough. ” – Lu Ch'Ai


“An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.”  – James McNeill Whistler


“An artist never really finishes his work; he merely abandons it.”  – Paul Valery


“Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.” – Andre Gide


“Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.”  – Pablo Picasso


“Art is never finished, only abandoned”  – Leonardo Da Vinci


“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”  – Edgar Degas


“Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.”  – Twyla Tharp


“Art is the stored honey of the human soul.”  – Theodore Dreiser


“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”  – Pablo Picasso


“Art, Undeniably, is conductive to happiness.”  – unknown


“As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward.”  – Vincent van Gogh


“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.”  – Scott Adams


“Don’t think about making art, just get it done.  Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it.  While they are deciding, make even more art.”  – Andy Warhol


“Don't be an art critic, but paint, there lies salvation.”  – Paul Cezanne


“Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.”  – Henry Ward Beecher 


“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”  – Pablo Picasso


“Every good painter paints what he is.”  – Jackson Pollock


“Every now and then one paints a picture that seems to have opened a door and serves as a stepping stone to other things.”― Pablo Picasso


“Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbour. ” – Giotto


“Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.”― Oscar Wilde


“Everything we paint is a statement about ourselves.” – Mark Davis


“For me, painting is a way to forget life.  It is a cry in the night, a strangled laugh.”  – Georges Rouault


“He unfolds, as a painter, that which has not yet been said; he translates it into absolute terms of painting – something other than reality.”  – Paul Cezanne


“How humbling painting is! ” – Suzanne Kelley Clark


“I am also a painter. I paint the hearts of people with colors of spirituality.”  – Meher Baba


“I am anxious that the world should be inclined to look to painters for information about painting.” – John Constable


“I don't paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality.”― Frida Kahlo


“I don't say everything, but I paint everything.”  – Pablo Picasso


“I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.”  – Vincent Van Gogh


“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way–things I had no words for.”  – Georgia O'Keeffe


“I go through a love-hate relationship with most of my paintings when they are finished… The best cure I have found… is to just get on with another painting.” – Leoni Duff


“I had the landscape in my arms as I painted it. I had the landscape in my mind and shoulder and wrist.” – Helen Frankenthaler


“I hope with all my heart there will be painting in heaven.” – Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot


“I like a painting to be fresh, clean and purposeful – to make a mark and not go back.” – Peter Fiore


“I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.”  – Frida Kahlo


“I paint because I love to cut mats.”  – Arthur Alexander


“I paint for myself. I don't know how to do anything else, anyway. Also I have to earn my living, and occupy myself.”  – Francis Bacon


“I paint with shapes.”  – Alexander Calder


“I suppose what you're doing as a painter is making a record of your trip through life. I can't think of any job that is quite as satisfactory as doing a painting. ” – Robert Genn


“I try to remain cognizant of the potential beauty of a single mark of the brush as an element in itself.”  – Greg Allen


“I want to touch people with my art. I want them to say 'he feels deeply, he feels tenderly.'”  – Vincent Van Gogh


“I wanted to make sure the last chapters of my life were full, and painting, it turns out, has helped occupy not only space but opened my mind. ”  – George W. Bush


“I'd be an ax murderer, if I didn't paint.”  – John Alexander


“If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided that happens otherwise if one is idle.”   – Albrecht Durer


“If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.”  – Edward Hopper


“If I were called upon to define briefly the word Art, I should call it the reproduction of what the senses preceive in nature, seen through the veil of the soul.”  – Paul Cezanne


“If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.”  – Michelangelo


“If you always do what you always did – you'll always get what you always got.” – Unknown

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