Purpose Of Art Quotes

Purpose Of Art Quotes by Pope John Paul II, Susan Sontag, Ludwig Bemelmans, Joseph William Mellor, Brassai, eL Seed and many others.

The purpose of art is nothing less than the upliftment

The purpose of art is nothing less than the upliftment of the human spirit.
Pope John Paul II
The purpose of art is always, ultimately, to give pleasure – though our sensibilities may take time to catch up with the forms of pleasure that art in a given time may offer.
Susan Sontag
The purpose of art is to console and amuse—myself, and, I hope, others.
Ludwig Bemelmans
The purpose of pure science is to observe phenomena and to trace their laws; the purpose of art is to produce, modify, or destroy. Strictly speaking there is no such thing as applied science, for, the moment the attempt is made to apply, science passes into the realm of art.
Joseph William Mellor
The purpose of art is to raise people to a higher level of awareness than they would otherwise attain on their own.
Art brings people back to their sensibility as human beings. This is the purpose of art: To bring people together and bring back the humanity as well.
eL Seed
Art is the perpetual motion of illusion. The highest purpose of art is to inspire. What else can you do? What else can you do for any one but inspire them?
Bob Dylan
The purpose of art is not the release of a momentary ejection of adrenaline but rather the gradual, lifelong construction of a state of wonder and serenity.
Glenn Gould
The purpose of art is the fight for freedom.
Ai Weiwei
One of the main purpose of art has ever been that of making its indispensable contribution to the growth of entropy of the universal stupidity.
William C. Brown
The purpose of art is… to press forward into the whole of the external world and the soul, to see and communicate those objective realities within it which rule and convention have hitherto concealed.
Max Scheler
The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions that have been hidden by the answers.
James A. Baldwin
The purpose of arts education is not to produce more artists, though that is a byproduct. The real purpose of arts education is to create complete human beings capable of leading successful and productive lives in a free society.
Dana Gioia
The purpose of art is mystery.
Rene Magritte
The final purpose of art is to intensify, even, if necessary, to exacerbate, the moral consciousness of people.
Norman Mailer
Art can be very political but that can’t be the purpose of art, it can’t be the driving force. It isn’t with any of the books that I love, anyway.
Jonathan Safran Foer
It is when we create things for God’s sake that our work most clearly promotes His glory, rather than threatening to compete with it. Thus the true purpose of art is the same as the true purpose of anything: it is not for ourselves or for our own self-expression, but for the service of others and the glory of God.
Philip Graham Ryken