Art Quotes

Art is how we use the space around us. -Unknown

When we are writing, or painting, or composing, we are, during the time of creativity, freed from normal restrictions, and are opened to a wider world, where colors are brighter, sounds clearer, and people more wondrously complex than we normally realize. -Madeline L’Engle

Art doesn’t just happen by accident. It is about pulling out new tricks and trying new things. -Nicholas Meyer

Art is when you hear a knocking from your soul — and you answer. -Terri Guillemets

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. -Albert Einstein

The deepest and most lifelike emotion has been expressed, and that’s the reason they have taken so long to execute. -Rembrandt

A painting is finished when the artist says it is finished. -Rembrandt

A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light. -Leonardo da Vinci

God is really only another artist, he made the elephant, giraffe and cat. He has no real style but keeps trying new ideas. -Pablo Picasso