Monday, August 12, 2013

10 Quotes about Art


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"No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist."

- Oscar Wilde

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“Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.”

- Andy Warhol 

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And we'll keep working on the problem we know we'll never solve
Of love's uneven remainders, our lives are fractions of a whole
But if the world could remain within a frame like a painting on a wall
Then I think we'd see the beauty there and stand staring in awe

- Conor Oberst, Lyrics “Bowl of Oranges"

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

- Pablo Picasso 

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“If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.” 

-  Marc Chagall 

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"If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all.”

- Michelangelo

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“I want to touch people with my art. I want them to say 'he feels deeply, he feels tenderly.'” 

- Vincent Van Gogh 

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“Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.” 

- Leonardo da Vinci

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“Art is the stored honey of the human soul.” 

- Theodore Dreiser 

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“It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.” 

-  Henry David Thoreau



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