Nov 8, 2012

10 Famous Quotes About Art

 

It’s been a while since I’ve done a ‘famous quotes‘ compilation so I went through a series of art-related quotes last night, and these are the ten that really resonated with me.

If you have any personal favourites to add, let me know in the comments! If there are enough I can update the post or do a part II :) Enjoy!

 

 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

ralph waldo emerson quote every artist was an amateur 10 Famous Quotes About Art

“Every artist was first an amateur”

 

 

Henri Matisse

henri matisse creativity takes courage 10 Famous Quotes About Art

“Creativity takes courage”

 

 

Pablo Picasso

pablo picasso quote every chld is an artist 10 Famous Quotes About Art

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”

 

 

Ansel Adams

ansel adams quote you dont take a photo you make it 10 Famous Quotes About Art

“You don’t take a photograph, you make it”

 

 

Thomas Merton

thomas merton art quote 10 Famous Quotes About Art

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”

 

 

Bob Ross

bob ross quote happy little accidents 10 Famous Quotes About Art

“We don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents”

 

 

Horace

horace picture is poem without words 10 Famous Quotes About Art

“A picture is a poem without words”

 

 

Jerzy Kosinski

jerzy kosinski quote art evoke 10 Famous Quotes About Art

“The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke”

 

 

Edgar Degas

edgar degas quote painting 10 Famous Quotes About Art

“Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do”

 

 

Calvin & Hobbes

calvin and hobbes artist statement quote 10 Famous Quotes About Art

“As my artist’s statement explains, my work is utterly incomprehensible and is therefore full of deep significance”

 

 

 

 

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