Quotes On Art

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"If you don't like garlic, you can't understand modern art"--Alexander Archipenko

"I always pet a dog with my left hand because if he bit me I'd still have my right hand to paint with."--Juan Gris

"A portrait is a picture in which there is just a tiny little something not quite right about the mouth."--John Singer Sargent

"The days you work are the best."--Georgia O'Keeffe

"Don't mind what people say to you, find out what you have in yourself and do your best, that is the only hope in life"--Henri Gaudier-Brzeska

"I wish to have no status as a man. I am equally content to be a worm or a rat, and am only glad that I am not becuase they have such a rough time without the pleasure of painting."--Stanley Spencer

"I just can't seem to paint nice things."--Ivan Albright

When asked how he knew a piece was finsihed , he responded "When the dinner bell rings."--Alexander Calder

"I like subversive humor, freckles, women's knees and long hair, the laughter of playing children, and a girl running down the street."--Rene Magritte

"I think I'm painting a picture of two women, but it may turn out to be a landscape."--Willem de Koonig

"Paint, when it is outside representation, records the nervous system, making the image irrational." --Francis Bacon

"Painting is no problem; the problem is what to do when you're not painting."--Jackson Pollock

"This telegram is a work of art if I say it is."--Robert Rauschenberg

"I do not believe in God, yet I believe in Picasso."--Diego Rivera

"I am unaware of the real reason I paint, just as I am unaware of the reason for living and dying."

"Shadows Walk.
Nothing is fixed in
time or space.
What is
What isn't
maybe" --Gay Malin

"The universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose." --JS Haldene

"You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star"--Nietzsche (shared by Ed Clark)

"Works of art are of an infinite loneliness and with nothing to be so little reached as with criticism. Only love can grasp and hold and fairly judge them".--Rainier Maria Rilke (shared by Linda Brown)

"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' (I found it!) but "That's funny...." - Issac Asimov (shared by Allan Alexander)

"The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge." Daniel Boorstin. (shared by Allan Alexander)

"What time is it.... do you mean now?" - Yogi Berra when asked the time.(Shared by Allan Alexander)

"It's Deja Vu All over again" - Yogi Berra (shared by Allan Alexander)

"Lovemaking is the consulation for living in the body just as art is theconsulation for living in the world."-- Laura Argiri, in 'The God in Flight' (Shared by Judith McGhee)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the
source of all true art and science." Albert Einstein (Shared by Donna Liquori)

"It's so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and then don't
say it." Sam Levenson (Shared by Richard Malmed)

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