50 Art quotes to change how you perceive ART – Natalia Willmott
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50 Art quotes to change how you perceive ART - Natalia Willmott

50 Art quotes to change how you perceive ART

What is Art for you? Is it something that pulls on your heart strings, a sensation, a feeling, colours that are beautiful, something that jogs your memory. Art is powerful, art is moving, art is creation, art is discovery.
For millenium we have been creating Art, showing, discovering, discussing, collecting. Art is what makes us unique and helps us on our life journey. If you look you will see, you will feel. Art takes on many forms- it is it's own language.
  1. "Art is the only way to do something well." - Cecile B. DeMille
  2. "An empty canvas is full." - Robert Rauschenberg
  3. "Drawing is not what one sees, but what one can make others see." - Edgar Degas
  4. "The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance." - Aristotle
  5. "The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection." - Michelangelo
  6. "Drawing is the skeleton of what you do and color is its flesh." - Nicolas Poussin
  7. "Poets paint with words, painters speak with works." - Annibale Carracci
  8. "When I sit down to make a sketch from nature, the first thing I try to do is to forget that I have ever seen a picture." - John Constable
  9. "Art is the truest expression of the workings of the mind, free from learnt language." - Claude Monet
  10. "Art is the elimination of the unnecessary." - Pablo Picasso
  11. "Art is the queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world." - Leonardo da Vinci
  12. "Art is the stored honey of the human soul." - Theodore Dreiser
  13. "The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance." - Aristotle
  14. "Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known." - Oscar Wilde
  15. "Art is the only way to run away without leaving home." - Twyla Tharp
  16. "Drawing is the necessary beginning of everything, and not having it, one has nothing." - Giorgio Vasari
  17. "Every artist was first an amateur." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  18. "Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth." - Pablo Picasso
  19. "Art is not what you see, but what you make others see." - Edgar Degas
  20. "The purpose of art is to make the invisible visible." - Paul Klee
  21. "Art is the highest form of hope." - Gerhard Richter
  22. "Art is the elimination of the unnecessary." - Pablo Picasso
  23. "Art is the expression of the profoundest thoughts in the simplest way." - Albert Einstein
  24. "If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."-Vincent Van Gogh
  25. "Art is the queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world." - Leonardo da Vinci
  26. "Art is the stored honey of the human soul." - Theodore Dreiser
  27. "Art is the triumph over chaos." - John Cheever
  28. "Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers - and never succeeding." - Gian Carlo Menotti
  29. "Art is the language of the soul." - Pablo Picasso
  30. "Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known." - Oscar Wilde
  31. "Art is the highest form of hope." - Gerhard Richter
  32. "Art is the expression of the profoundest thoughts in the simplest way." - Albert Einstein
  33. "Art is the proper task of life." - Friedrich Nietzsche
  34. "Art is the queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world." - Leonardo da Vinci
  35. "Art is the triumph over chaos." - John Cheever
  36. "Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers - and never succeeding." - Gian Carlo Menotti
  37. "Creativity is allowing oneself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep."Scott Adams, The Dilbert Principle
  38. "Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known." - Oscar Wilde
  39. "Art is the only way to do something well." - Cecile B. DeMille
  40. "Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth." - Pablo Picasso
  41. “Art therapy encourages individuals to express and understand emotions, resolve issues and improve self-awareness.” - Laurie Ponsford-Hill
  42. “To express one’s self artistically can aid in the healing process by surfacing meaning.” - Laurie Ponsford-Hill
  43. “The arts are a great way to heal because when you create, you also recreate yourself.” - Gloria Anzaldúa
  44. “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” - Pablo Picasso
  45. “Art is like therapy; what comes up is what comes up. You may want to keep some of it in a drawer but never judge it.” - Jonno White
  46. “At the deepest level, the creative process and the healing process arise from a single source. When you are an artist, you are a healer; a wordless trust of the same mystery is the foundation of your work and its integrity.” - Rachel Naomi Remen
  47. “Art speaks where words are unable to explain.” - Pam Holland
  48. “Painting from nature is not copying the object; it is realizing one’s sensations.” - Paul Cézanne
  49. “If an art installation gets a patient out of his room or paintings take a person’s mind off their pain and lower their stress levels, the art isn’t just decorative anymore. It’s part of the entire model of care.” - Dr. Lisa Harris
  50. “Art can heal it if art is allowed to exist. And if art is slowly wiped off the face of the planet, then what tools do we have to reach people, to appeal to them and all of their senses?” - Ai Weiwei

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