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Artist Quotes and Sayings
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Please enjoy these Artist Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Every production of an artist should be the expression
of an adventure of his soul.
- W. Somerset Maugham

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

An artist never really finishes his work,
he merely abandons it.
- Paul Valery

 

An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
- George Santayana

The artist in me cries out for design.
- Robert Frost

The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
- Eugene Delacroix

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I love power.
But it is as an artist that I love it.
I love it as a musician loves his violin,
to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Mournful and yet grand is the destiny of the artist.
- Franz Liszt

I don't think there's any artist of any value who doesn't
doubt what they're doing.
- Francis Ford Coppola

The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty,
you know you're an artist.
- David Hockney

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.
- Charles Horton Cooley

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
- James Whistler

Every artist writes his own autobiography.
- Henry Ellis

A great artist is always before his time or behind it.
- George Edward Moore

The house has to please everyone, contrary to the work of art which does not.
The work is a private matter for the artist.
The house is not.
- Adolf Loos

I think an artist's responsibility is more complex than people realize.
- Jodie Foster

That's the motivation of an artist -
to seek attention of some kind.
- James Taylor

The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist.
- Novalis

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

A group or an artist shouldn't get his money until his boss gets his.
- Bobby Darin

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul,
and paints his own nature into his pictures.
- Henry Ward Beecher

To an engineer, good enough means perfect.
With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect.
- Alexander Calder

An artist is always alone - if he is an artist.
No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
- Henry Miller

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
- Andy Warhol

The writer, when he is also an artist,
is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal.
- Elia Kazan

I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist,
but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
- Michael Palin

To send light into the darkness of men's hearts -
such is the duty of the artist.
- Robert Schumann

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist,
and the less the artist does the better.
- Andre Gide

The artist's world is limitless.
It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away.
It is always on his doorstep.
- Paul Strand

An artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs.
- Edgard Varese

I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist.
I never think about money.
Beautiful things make money.
- Lord Acton

Every other artist begins with a blank canvas,
a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product.
- Edward Steichen

Even a true artist does not always produce art.
- Carroll O'Connor

Every human is an artist.
The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz

I've been called many names like perfectionist,
difficult and obsessive.
I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the
details for any artist to be good.
- Barbra Streisand

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place:
from the sky,
from the earth, from a scrap of paper,
from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
- Pablo Picasso

Remember I'm an artist.
And you know what that means in a court of law.
Next worst to an actress.
- Joyce Cary

A good artist has less time than ideas.
- Martin Kippenberger

All the stuff that I used to treat with contempt -
you know,
I'm an artist, man, I don't do that family stuff -
has begun to seem really important.
- Rick Moody

A creative artist works on his next composition because
he was not satisfied with his previous one.
- Dimitri Shostakovich

A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas.
- Charles Dudley Warner

My role in society, or any artist's or poet's role,
is to try and express what we all feel.
Not to tell people how to feel.
Not as a preacher, not as a leader,
but as a reflection of us all.
- John Lennon

Hands are the tool of the painter, the artist.
- Agnes Varda

I was a 10 million-plus selling artist.
- Toni Braxton

An artist's early work is inevitably made up of a mixture
of tendencies and interests,
some of which are compatible and some of which are in conflict.
- Bridget Riley

The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every
thought the greatest artist has.
- Michelangelo

All works of art are commissioned in the sense that
no artist can create one by a simple act of will but
must wait until what he believes to be a good idea for a work comes to him.
- W. H. Auden

If technique is of no interest to a writer,
I doubt that the writer is an artist.
- Marianne Moore

I discovered that it was a lonely world being a solo artist.
Then I started working with another solo artist,
Rod Stewart, and he used to tell me how lonely he was!
- Andy Taylor

A revised schedule is to business what a new season
is to an athlete or a new canvas to an artist.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

There are a lot of people who can now see me as an
artist for the first time.
- Alison Moyet

As a solo artist, I just felt cemented in front of the mike stand.
There was very little time to play with the audience and be a band member.
- Tommy Shaw

One of the things I want to do as an artist is to connect generations.
- Isaac Hanson

For us chess players the language of artist is something natural.
- Vladimir Kramnik

I don't think you should categorize yourself as an artist.
- Laura Nyro

To restrict the artist is a crime.
It is to murder germinating life.
- Egon Schiele

We live in a fractured world.
I've always seen it as my role as an artist to attempt to make wholeness.
- Anish Kapoor

An artist cannot be responsible for what people make of their art.
An audience loathe giving up preconceived images of an artist.
- Stephen Stills

Originality depends only on the character of the drawing
and the vision peculiar to each artist.
- Georges Seurat

The artist's job is to be a witness to his time in history.
- Robert Rauschenberg

An artist is nothing without his or her obsessions,
and I have mine.
- Andres Serrano

With the pride of the artist, you must blow against
the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance.
- Norman Mailer

A producer should only be there to enable an artist to be himself.
- Kip Winger

I am tapping into a place in you that is unexplored,
and very dangerous, but I think essential to the creative life of an artist.
- Brandon Boyd

People see my photos and think I labor over my image and I'm this cool,
brooding artist.
But I'm just having fun with it.
- Lenny Kravitz

How can anybody learn anything from an artwork when
the piece of art only reflects the vanity of the artist and not reality?
- Lou Reed

I've always felt that if one was going to take seriously
this vocation as an artist,
you have to get beyond that decorative facade.
- Anish Kapoor

It is very good advice to believe only what an artist does,
rather than what he says about his work.
- David Hockney

I wanted nothing less than to be a fiction writer when I was a kid.
If you had told me I would be an artist or novelist when I grew up,
I would have laughed in your face.
- Caleb Carr

Every one of us is an artist, and as an artist,
you really can stroll into any venue that you want,
as long as you take your time to learn the etiquette of that venue.
- Terrence Howard


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