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
“Every artist was first an amateur”
“Creativity takes courage”
“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”
“You don’t take a photograph, you make it”
“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”
“We don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents”
“A picture is a poem without words”
“The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke”
“Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do”
Calvin & Hobbes
“As my artist’s statement explains, my work is utterly incomprehensible and is therefore full of deep significance”
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