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Art Quotes

A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires.

A great artist is always before his time or behind it.

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.

A picture is a poem without words.

A picture is worth a thousand words.

A picture must possess a real power to generate light and for a long time now I've been conscious of expressing myself through light or rather in light.

A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds.

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.

A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears.

Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.

Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.

Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.

All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.

All art is but imitation of nature.

All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time.

All that I desire to point out is the general principle that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.

An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.

An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.