Art And Artists Quotes

Art And Artists Quotes by Ava DuVernay, Paul Cezanne, Thelma Golden, Robert Hughes, Andy Warhol, Robert Mangold and many others.

I feel mushy these days when I think about art and arti

I feel mushy these days when I think about art and artists and the work that lies ahead for us. There’s good work to be done and there’s joy to be found in it, I think.
Ava DuVernay
A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.
Paul Cezanne
I grew up going to museums. I was privileged to discover art and artists in a very personal way.
Thelma Golden
The greater the artist, the greater the doubt.
Robert Hughes
An artist is somebody who produces things that people don’t need to have.
Andy Warhol
Art feeds off art…and artists feed off artists.
Robert Mangold
I don’t say everything, but I paint everything.
Pablo Picasso
An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture.
Jean Cocteau
You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
Jack London
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For me, painting is a way to forget life. It is a cry in the night, a strangled laugh.
Georges Rouault
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
Francis Bacon
I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.
If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.
Marc Chagall
I want to touch people with my art. I want them to say “he feels deeply, he feels tenderly”.
Vincent Van Gogh
I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for.
Georgia O’Keeffe
If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.
Edward Hopper