Art Quotations

"The safest way to avoid the world is through art; and the safest way to be linked to the world is through art." -Randall Jarrell

"Art washes from the soul the dust of every day life." -Pablo Picasso

"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see." -Edgar Degas

"Looking is a gift, but seeing is a power." -Jeff Berner

"To see we must forget the name of the thing we are looking at." -Claude Monet

"Remember, the work of art lives in the experience, the journey within the process, not in the resulting monument to be presented in a certified art-place." Eric Booth

"It is terrifying to think of what a commodity art has become." -Audrey Flack

"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."-Aristotle

"Art teaches nothing except the significance of life."-Henry Miller

"Great art picks up where Nature ends." -Marc Chagall

"The only rule in art is what works." -Lee Fleming

"Simplicity is the greatest adornment of art." -Albrecht Durer

"From all that I have seen I am more than ever convinced that art must communicate, it must represent, it must describe and express people, their lives and times." -Raphael Soyer

"Art happens. No hovel is safe from it, no prince can depend on it, the vastest intelligence cannot bring it about." -James A. M. Whistler

"The art of a people is the true mirror to their minds." -Jawaharlal Nehru

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