Famous Art Quotes

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Art is the final cunning of the human soul which would rather do anything than face the gods.

Iris Murdoch

Art is the illusion of spontaneity.

Japanese Proverb

Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.

Alfred North Whitehead

Art is the indespensible medium for the communication of a moral idea.

Ayn Rand, The Romantic Manifesto

Art is the most intense form of individualism that the world has known.

Oscar Wilde

Art is the only thing that can go on mattering, once it has stopped hurting.

Elizabeth Bowen

Art lives where absolute freedom is because when it is not, there can be no creativity.

Bruce Lee

Art may make a suit of clothes but nature must produce a man.

David Hume

Art may make a suit of clothes: but nature must produce a man.

David Hume

Art must be parochial in the beginning to be cosmopolitan in the end.

George Moore

Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.

Jean Cocteau

Art requires imagination. It requires Creativity. Creativity requires experience and experience comes from your life. And your life is expressed in your art.

Bruce Lee

Art strives for form, and hopes for beauty.

Rose Elizabeth Bird

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Pablo Picasso

Art washes away from the soul, the dust of everyday living.

Pablo Picasso

Art washes away the dust of everyday life.

Pablo Picasso

Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?

Ludwig van Beethoven

Art, it seems to me, should simplify finding what conventions of form and what detail one can do without and yet preserve the spirit of the whole -- so that all that one has suppressed and cut away is there to the reader's consciousness as much as if it were in type on the page.

Willa Cather

Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.

G. K. Chesterton

Artificial Intelligence the art of making computers that behave like the ones in movies.

Bill Bulko

Artificial Intelligence: the art of making computers that behave like the ones in movies

Bill Bulko

Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.

Derek Bethune

Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, But beautiful old people are works of art.


Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.

Jean Rostand

Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.

Andy Warhol

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