Why do you try to understand art? Do you try to understand the song of a bird?
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.
Art is made to disturb. Science reassures. There is only one valuable thing in art: the thing you cannot explain.
A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.
The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.
If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Art is the most intense mode of invidualism that the world has known.
Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
Art among a religious race produces relics; among a military one, trophies; among a commercial one, articles of trade.
All art is an individual's expression of a culture. Cultures differ, so art looks different.
The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions which have been hidden by the answers.
It has been said that art is a tryst, for in the joy of it maker and beholder meet.
Art is the Queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world.
Art is an adventure into an unknown world, which can only be explored by those willing to take the risks.
It is through… Art and Art only that we can shield ourselves from the sordid perils of actual existence.
Art Exist for the human species. I think that all of the people who love art, those who teach art, and all of you should burn with the obligation to save the world
Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
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