Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic.
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
The flower in the vase smiles, but no longer laughs.
—Malcolm de Chazal
The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person.
Art for art's sake is a philosophy of the well-fed.
—Frank Lloyd Wright
Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
To create one's world in any of the arts takes courage.
The cultured man is an artist, an artist in humanity.
A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
The stupid believe that to be truthful is easy; only the artist, the great artist, knows how difficult it is.
But I'm not an artist. Maybe an artist with a small a.
Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art; it is the part the schools cannot recognize.
The work of art is a scream of freedom.
Art is anything you can get away with.