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Art is essentially the affirmation, the blessing, and the deification of existence

Art is essentially the affirmation, the blessing, and the deification of existence

by Friedrich Nietzsche Found in: Art Quotes,
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Art is the creation of forms symbolic of human feeling.

Art is the creation of forms symbolic of human feeling.

by Susanne Langer Found in: Art Quotes,
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There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.

There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.

by Andre Gide Found in: Art Quotes,
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You can't do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh.

You can't do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh.

by John Singer Sargent Found in: Art Quotes,
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The perfection of an art consists in the employment of a
comprehensive system of laws, commensurate to every purpose read more

The perfection of an art consists in the employment of a
comprehensive system of laws, commensurate to every purpose
within its scope, but concealed from the eye of the spectator;
and in the production of effects that seem to flow forth
spontaneously, as though uncontrolled by their influence, and
which are equally excellent, whether regarded individually, or in
reference to the proposed result.

by John Mason Good Found in: Art Quotes,
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The work of art may have a moral effect, but to demand moral purpose from the artist is to make read more

The work of art may have a moral effect, but to demand moral purpose from the artist is to make him ruin his work

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Art is the window to man's soul. Without it, he would never be able to see beyond his immediate world; read more

Art is the window to man's soul. Without it, he would never be able to see beyond his immediate world; nor could the world see the man within.

by Claudia Lady Bird Johnson Found in: Art Quotes,
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The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.

The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.

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Art my slats! I can paint with a shoestring dipped in lard!

Art my slats! I can paint with a shoestring dipped in lard!

by George Luks Found in: Art Quotes,
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