Quotes About Art

True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.

If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.

The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person.

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.

Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.

Every artist was first an amateur.

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.