“A crow sat on a tree doing nothing, wen a rabbit thought to do the same and sat on the ground. A tiger came and ate him. Moral- to sit n do nothing you need to be on top.”
Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.
Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to possess internal order, and that is why, though I don’t believe that only art matters, I do believe in Art for Art’s sake.
E. M. Forster
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
A painting that is well composed is half finished.
A picture is a poem without words.
A picture is worth a thousand words.
A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds.
A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears.
Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.
Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.
All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster’s autobiography.
All art is but imitation of nature.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.
Charles Horton Cooley
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
I was the least Pop of all the Pop artists.
I’m afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning.
Every artist writes his own autobiography.
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.
Isaac Bashevis Singer