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We are born artists. And then society does its best to beat it out of us.
Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.
An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
An artist is someone who produces things that people don’t need to have but that he – for some reason – thinks it would be a good idea to give them.
An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.
An artist is somebody who produces things that people don’t need to have.
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Don’t think about making art.
I feel mushy these days when I think about art and artists and the work that lies ahead for us. There’s good work to be done and there’s joy to be found in it, I think.
The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.
What is great about art and artists is that we get to ask the questions, even though we may never know the answers.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to, and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration.
I would rather die of passion than of boredom.
If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.
Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do.
For me, painting is a way to forget life. It is a cry in the night, a strangled laugh.
To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage.
Drawing is not what you see but what you must make others see.
What moves those of genius, what inspires their work is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.
This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.
Every artist writes his own autobiography.
He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist
Men are not suffering from the lack of good literature, good art, good theatre, good music, but from that which has made it impossible for these to become manifest. In short, they are suffering from the silent shameful conspiracy (the more shameful since it is unacknowledged) which has bound them together as enemies of art and artists.
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination.
Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing.
I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for.
Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye… it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
For me personally, I love art and artists of all mediums and we’ve seen madness is more often than not present in the greatest painters, poets, writers, and songwriters in history.
Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.