Inspirational Public Art Scultura
Dialogue Project, 2005-2007
The Tour
Media & News
Dialogue Book
Creating / Process
Mike Garibaldi
Quotes of the Day
Quotes by Subject
Submit Quotes

    Enjoy these quotes? Bring them home with you! Visit the "Shop" link above.
Quotes by Subject | Art Quotes

Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art; it is the part the schools cannot recognize.††
(Pauline Kael)

You must thank the gods for art, those of us who have been fortunate enough to stumble onto this means of venting our craziness, our meanness, our towering disgust.††
(R. Crumb)

Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
(Ludwig van Beethoven)

The work of the artist is to lift up people's hearts and help them endure
(William Faulkner)

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
(Pablo Picasso)

I don't say everything, but I paint everything.
(Pablo Picasso)

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
(Pablo Picasso)

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

Art is the signature of civilizations.
(Beverly Sills)

A true artist doesn't change with the times. A true artist is already way ahead of the times.
(Eric Pio)

What society requires from art... is that it function as an early warning system.
(Elizabeth Janeway)

I don't much enjoy looking at paintings in general. I know too much about them. I take them apart.
(Georgia O'Keeffe)

There are things which nobody would see unless I photographed them.
(Diane Arbus)

Art is not necessary at all. All that is necessary to make this world a better place to live in is to lovečto love as Christ loved, as Buddha loved.
(Isadora Duncan)

The first prerogative of an artist in any medium is to make a fool of himself.
(Pauline Kael)

I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.
(Frida Kahlo)

Painting completed my life.
(Frida Kahlo)

I would venture to warn against too great intimacy with artists as it is very seductive and a little dangerous.
(Queen Victoria)

Color in a picture is like enthusiasm in life.††
(Vincent van Gogh)

A r t
B o d y
C h a r a c t e r
C o m m u n i t y
C r e a t i v i t y
E x p r e s s i o n
F a m i l y & F r i e n d s
F u n
H a p p i n e s s
L i f e
L o v e
P o l i t i c s
P o w e r
S p i r i t
S t r e n g t h
S u c c e s s
W i s d o m
W o r k