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Art is a lie that tells the truth.
– Pablo PicassoRate it:
Art is a lie which makes us realize the truth.
– Pablo Picasso, Asher Lev BookRate it:
Art is a man's nature nature is God's art.
– Philip James BaileyRate it:
Art is a reality, not a definition; inasmuch as it approaches a reality, it approaches perfection, and inasmuch as it approaches a mere definition, it is imperfect and untrue.
– Benjamin HaydonRate it:
Art is a selective re-creation of reality according to an artist's metaphysical value-judgments. An artist recreates those aspects of reality which represent his fundamental view of man's nature.
– Ayn RandRate it:
Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed.
– Kahlil GibranRate it:
ART is a word which summarizes THE QUALITY OF COMMUNICATION.
– L. Ron HubbardRate it:
Art is about painting. All the rest is just a sideshow
– Geoff BunnRate it:
Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is an invention of philosophers. What we call art is a game.
– Octavio PazRate it:
Art is anything you can get away with.
– Andy WarholRate it:
Art is apotheosis; often, the complaint of beauty.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
Art is beyond the enmity! That’s why you can always love the art of your enemy, even though you hate him!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature.
– CiceroRate it:
Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which Nature herself is animated.
– Franois Auguste Ren RodinRate it:
Art is either plagiarism or revolution.
– Paul GauguinRate it:
Art is I; science is we.
– Claude BernardRate it:
Art is life, plus caprice.
– William Ernest HockingRate it:
Art is like baby shoes. When you coat them with gold, they can no longer be worn.
– John UpdikeRate it:
Art is long, life short judgment difficult, opportunity transient.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.
– Frank ZappaRate it:
Art is merely the refuge which the ingenious have invented, when they were supplied with food and women, to escape the tediousness of life.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
– Leonardo DaVinci, (maybe)Rate it:
Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.
– Leo TolstoyRate it:
Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
– George SandRate it:
Art is not necessary at all. All that is necessary to make this world a better place to live in is to love --to love as Christ loved, as Buddha loved.
– Isadora DuncanRate it:

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