I was the least Pop of all the Pop artists.
A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas.
—Charles Dudley Warner
There is no immaculate conception in art.
The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.
—Isaac Bashevis Singer
No one should drive a hard bargain with an artist.
—Ludwig van Beethoven
Art is spirituality in drag.
I tell you, the more I think, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
—Vincent Van Gogh
You cannot possibly invent painting all by yourself.
The counterfeit and counterpart of Nature is reproduced in art.
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
An artist is forced by others to paint out of his own free will.
—Willem de Kooning
Life obliges me to do something, so I paint.
To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.
The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.
Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
—G. K. Chesterton