Category: Quotes

Leonardo da Vinci

“Learning never exhausts the mind.” Read More

Paul Gauguin

“I shut my eyes in order to see.” Read More

Paul Cezanne

“A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.” Read More

Tim Gunn

“Men have escaped the criticism, and it’s high time they came under the microscope as well. Elected officials need to get with the semiotics of fashion, because the clothes we wear send a message about how we’re perceived, and they have constituents they’re serving.” Read More

Salvador Dali

“Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.” Read More

Pablo Picasso

“I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.” Read More

Anonymous

“‘I don’t know anything about art, but I know what I like,’ really means, ‘I don’t know anything about art, but I like what I know.’” Read More

Marcel Duchamp

“I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.” Read More

Sol LeWitt

“Artists teach critics what to think. Critics repeat what the artists teach them.” Read More

Roy Adzak

“Good art is not what it looks like, but what it does to us.”  Read More

Twyla Tharp

“Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.”  Read More

Charles Baudelaire

“Genius is only childhood recovered willfully.” Read More

Jackson Pollock

“Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.” Read More

Thomas J. Watson Jr.

“Good design is good business.” Read More

Plutarch

“Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.” Read More

Marcel Duchamp

“It’s the viewer that makes the work.” Read More

Leo Steinberg

“All art is infected by other art.” Read More

Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy

“The artist is not a special kind of person; rather each person is a special kind of artist.” Read More

Marcel Duchamp

“This Neo-Dada, which they call New Realism, Pop Art, Assemblage, etc., is an easy way out, and lives on what Dada did. When I discovered the Readymades I sought to discourage aesthetics. In Neo-Dada they have taken my Readymades and found aesthetic beauty in them, I threw the bottle-rack and the urinal into their faces Read More

Vincent van Gogh

“I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of stars makes me dream.” Read More

Maya Angelou

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” Read More