Art Quotes (6369 quotes)
Do you have a favorite art quote? Is there a particular quote about art that really resonates with you? Not surprisingly, we believe art is pretty important at Park West Gallery, so we often find ourselves collecting wise words on the subject from a variety of artists. Because art can be a surprisingly divisive topic. Yet others see art as vital, irreplaceable, and one of the most important aspects of our culture and humanity. We agree with the latter. Whenever we need a reminder of the overwhelming significance of art, we turn to the words of some of our favorite artists.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. Youth has no age. Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.
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Throughout art history we have been enthralled and inspired by the art and quotes by famous artists. This page has been created to bring information and inspiration to our readers. You can view it here. All good painters know this. But the painter cannot dispense with subjects altogether without his work suffering impoverishment. It loves images whose meaning is unknown, since the meaning of the mind itself is unknown.
I have always believed that the right words have a way of finding you when you need to hear them. For me, quotes are little bite-sized messengers of courage, perseverance, and hope for the creative artist in this often overly materialistic world. Here is a collection of or so amazing quotes that I often revisit whenever I need to rekindle my own creative spirit. Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth. Always listen to the art. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here.