Art Quotes – Top 10

Here I have posted 10 great quotes about art – wither by artists themselves or on the wider subject of the arts. I cannot possibly order them – they’re just 10 that I like. Enjoy!

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”
Pablo Picasso


“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”
Edgar Degas


“Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.”
Oscar Wilde


“We have art in order not to die of the truth.”
Friedrich Nietzsche


“True alchemy lies in this formula: ‘Your memory and your senses are but the nourishment of your creative impulse’.”
Arthur Rimbaud,


“I found I could say things with colour and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way… things I had no words for.”
Georgia O’Keeffe


“I am interested in art as a means of living a life; not as a means of making a living.”
Robert Henri


“Art does not reproduce what we see. It makes us see.”
Paul Klee


“Curiosity is the main energy…”
Robert Rauschenberg


“Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist”
René Magritte


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