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We are born artists. And then society does its best to beat it out of us.
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.
The artist is not a man who describes, but a man who feels.
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
The technology keeps moving forward, which makes it easier for the artists to tell their stories and paint the pictures they want.
A plagiarist steals from one person. A true artist steals from everybody.
The most extraordinary discoveries are made when the artist is overwhelmed by what he has to say.
Art is essentially the affirmation, the blessing, and the deification of existence.
An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
An artist is someone who has learned to trust in himself.
I love things that age well – things that don’t date, that stand the test of time and that become living examples of the absolute best.
Artists in each of the arts seek after and care for nothing but love.
A work is finished when an artist realizes his intentions.
When we are touched by a song, it is because the artist cannot hide himself.
Artists are here to disturb the peace.
A man can be an artist… in anything, food, whatever. It depends on how good he is at it. Creasey’s art is death. He’s about to paint his masterpiece.
There’s a lack of creativity in every field because people are afraid. As an artist in this world we can do whatever we want.
Fine artists deal with finery, but I deal with painful material.
Every time I’ve made a radical change it’s helped me feel buoyant as an artist.
For an artist, to be normal is a disaster.
Any man who can write a page of living prose adds something to our life, and the man who can, as I can, is surely the last to resent someone who can do it even better. An artist cannot deny art, nor would he want to. A lover cannot deny love.
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.
The most exciting thing is not doing it. If you fall in love with someone and never do it, it’s much more exciting.
I’m an artist. Artists don’t need permission to work. Regardless of whether I’m acting or not, I write. I write when I’m tired in fact, because I believe your most pure thoughts surface.
When I finally embraced abstinence it was because of the simple urge to work a longer day. Thus, without joining Alcoholics Anonymous, I was at last able to leave Piss-Artists Notorious.
I find it hard to believe that the machine would go into the creative artist’s hand even were that magic hand in true place. It has been too far exploited by industrialism and science at expense to art and true religion.
Artists are the gatekeepers of truth. We are civilization’s anchor. We are the compass for humanity’s conscience.
Statisticians, like artists, have the bad habit of falling in love with their models.
The artist invites the spectator to take a journey within the realm of the canvas… Without taking the journey, the spectator has really missed the essential experience of the picture.
I guess maybe my art can be said to be a protest. I see things a certain way, and as an artist I’m privileged in that arena to protest or say publicly what I’m thinking about. Maybe the strongest work I’ve done is because it was done with indignation. Considering myself as a feminist, I don’t want my work to be a reaction to what male art might be or what art with a capital A would be. I just want it to be art. In a convoluted way, I am protesting- protesting the usual way art is looked at, being shoved into a period or category.
When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something.
Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.
A writer needs a pen, an artist needs a brush, but a filmmaker needs an army.
If, early on, you know how things are put together, then you can build. The architect is in charge of making – he is not an artist.
I’m a good guy at the end of the day, you know what I’m saying? A lot of people will believe what they see in the media from a long time ago. I’m just growing as an artist and as a person.