Art And Life Quotes

Art And Life Quotes by Charles Bukowski, Marcel Duchamp, Oscar Wilde, William Goldman, Allan Kaprow, Nelly Furtado and many others.

The Difference Between Art and Life is that Art is More

The Difference Between Art and Life is that Art is More Bearable
Charles Bukowski
This concern which interests us more than anything else: the blurring of the distinction between art and life.
Marcel Duchamp
Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.
Oscar Wilde
Life isn’t fair. It’s just fairer than death, that’s all.
William Goldman
The line between art and life should be kept as fluid, and perhaps indistinct, as possible.
Allan Kaprow
Art and life go together. I have to have a life filled with experiences to make art, and I have to have art around me to live well.
Nelly Furtado
Great artists are people who find the way to be themselves in their art. Any sort of pretension induces mediocrity in art and life alike.
Margot Fonteyn
Well, I’ve been blessed with good hair, or at least some people think it is. It is the way it is, sort of does what it wants to. So, yeah, I guess it is [a metaphor for your views on art and life].
David Lynch
You can tell within a sentence if something is fiction or non-fiction. You can tell in the artifice of the language or the care of the construction the difference between art and life.
Ethan Canin
In art and life we’re always reading bodies and behaviors (and skies and skylines or whatever), constructing brief and shifting coherences, and I guess I want to capture that process of characterization and re-characterization instead of offering up a few stable, easily-summarized individuals.
Ben Lerner
Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
Stella Adler
There is a difference between art and life and that difference is readability.
Marian Engel
Painting relates to both art and life. Neither can be made – I try to act in the gap.
Robert Rauschenberg
Camp taste turns its back on the good-bad axis of ordinary aesthetic judgment. Camp doesn’t reverse things. It doesn’t argue that the good is bad, or the bad is good. What it does is to offer for art, and life, a different – a supplementary – set of standards.
Susan Sontag
I think art is a total thing. A total person giving a contribution. It is an essence, a soul.. In my inner soul art and life are inseparable
Eva Hesse
Art and life are subjective. Not everybody’s gonna dig what I dig, but I reserve the right to dig it.
Whoopi Goldberg
This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
Henry David Thoreau