Harmony Quotes

Every canvas, even if non-representational, that depends upon harmonious relationships of the three forces ñ color, volume and line ñ is a work of art.

Fernand Leger

I want to bring my viewers to the harmony trail. When the viewer comes to see, they feel harmony.

Ming Leung

The sign for which I forge an image has no value if it doesn't harmonize with other signs, which I must determine in the course of my invention and which are completely peculiar to it.

Henri Matisse

All that is not useful in a picture is detrimental. A work of art must be harmonious in its entirety; for superfluous details would, in the mind of the beholder, encroach upon the essential elements.

Henri Matisse

In most natural scenes there is a prevailing colour, which the landscape painter must learn to identify, and which must prevail also in a slightly exaggerated form, in his painting, for the sake of truth, harmony and unity.

Walter J. Phillips

Medicine, to produce health, has to examine disease; and music, to create harmony, must investigate discord.

Plutarch

To create a vision of the harmony of the unequal, balance the infinite variety, the chaotic, the contradictions ñ in a unity.

Hans Richter

Harmony is the analogy of contrary and similar elements of tone, of color, and of line, conditioned by the dominant key, and under the influence of a particular light, in gay, calm, or sad combinations.

Georges Seurat

The theme, or harmony, of a painting can be created by any one of its visual elements. A single colour... repetition of shapes... Light can be a theme.

Mike Svob

The artist has to feel the harmony first, it can't be faked; it breathes itself out through the pores of the fingers and the pores of the paint, only when it is so strong it can't be held in any longer.

Marney Ward

Nature contains the elements, in colour and form, of all pictures, as the keyboard contains the notes of all music. But the artist is born to pick and choose... that the result may be beautiful ñ as the musician gathers his notes, and forms his chords, until he brings forth from chaos glorious harmony...

James Abbot McNeill Whistler

With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.

William Wordsworth

You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note.

Doug Floyd

There is music wherever there is harmony, order, or proportion.

Thomas Browne

A life in harmony with nature, the love of truth and virtue, will purge the eyes to understanding her text.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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