Wednesday, January 15, 2014


Every now and again my beautiful beagle Lily, likes to help me with my posts.  Today she has selected a few of her favorite quotes about art and artists.  Enjoy!!

"The artist is the antenna of the race."  ---Ezra Pound.

"The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery." 
---Francis Bacon.

"The function of ART is to disturb.  Science reassures."
---George Braque.

"What a society deems important is enshrined in its art."
---Harry Broudy.

"I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me."  ---Henri Matisse.

"Art should reveal the unknown, to those who lack the experience of seeing it."  ---James Quick-to-See-Smith.

"Art is the Queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world."  ---Leonardo da Vinci.

"Art is everywhere, except it has to pass through a creative mind."  ---Louise Nevelson.

"Art is a lie that helps us to realize the truth."  ---Pablo Picasso.

"Painting is just another way of keeping a diary."
---Pablo Picasso.

"I often think the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day."  ---Vincent Van Gogh.

"Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings.  The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul."
---Wassily Kandinsky.

"There is no must in art because art is free."
---Wassily Kandinsky.

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