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" My paintings are not about what is seen. They are about what is known forever in the mind. "
" You can be good at technology and like fashion and art. You can be good at technology and be a jock. You can be good at technology and be a mom. You can do it your way, on your terms. "
" Art should be created for life, not for the museum. "
" Pop Art looks out into the world. It doesn't look like a painting of something, it looks like the thing itself. "
" I decided on the spot that I would be an artist, and I assure you, it was no ordinary artist I had in mind. "
Henry Ossawa Tanner
" Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation. "
" Where there is no human connection, there is no compassion. Without compassion, then community, commitment, loving-kindness, human understanding, and peace all shrivel. Individuals become isolated, the isolated turn cruel, and the tragic hovers in the forms of domestic and civil violence. Art and literature are antidotes to that. "
" A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left. "
" My parents weren't artistic, but I was always surrounded by beautiful things. And Mexico is a country which has experienced thousands of years of art and culture. "
" The strangeness will wear off and I think we will discover the deeper meanings in modern art. "
" Through a painting we can see the whole world. "
" Women are our most miraculous muse, an enchanted intangibility that encourages all art. "
" Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty. "
" All art is but imitation of nature. "
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
" If you know somethin' well, you can always paint it but people would be better off buyin' chickens. "
" 'The Lady's World' should be made the recognized organ for the expression of women's opinions on all subjects of literature, art and modern life, and yet it should be a magazine that men could read with pleasure. "
" There are no contests in the Art of Peace. A true warrior is invincible because he or she contests with nothing. Defeat means to defeat the mind of contention that we harbor within. "
" I used to love to draw. I didn't want to go to art class because I felt that would be too corny when I was young, but architectural drafting was the cool thing to do because there was more precision. It taught me a lot about building and structures and doorways and frames and windowsills. "
" That's the magic of art and the magic of theatre: it has the power to transform an audience, an individual, or en masse, to transform them and give them an epiphanal experience that changes their life, opens their hearts and their minds and the way they think. "
Brian Stokes Mitchell
" Muhammad Ali - he was a magnificent fighter and he was an icon... Every head must bow, every knee must bend, every tongue must confess, thou art the greatest, the greatest of all time, Muhammad, Muhammad Ali. "
" When I started Dylan's Candy Bar in 2001, I wanted it to be a place that merged my love of pop culture, fashion, art and music with candy. Since then, we have been fortunate to pioneer artistic partnerships with many legends. "
" Love the art in yourself and not yourself in the art. "
" With few exceptions, music has been for some centuries the art which has devoted itself not to the reproduction of natural phenomena, but rather to the expression of the artist's soul, in musical sound. "
" My popularity has to do with the divorce between modern art, where everything is obscure, and the viewer who often feels he needs a professor to tell them whether it's good or not. I believe a painting has to talk directly to the viewer, with composition, color and design, without a professor to explain it. "
" Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor. "
" I'm not really sure what social message my art carries, if any. And I don't really want it to carry one. I'm not interested in the subject matter to try to teach society anything, or to try to better our world in any way. "
" History has remembered the kings and warriors, because they destroyed; art has remembered the people, because they created. "
" Hollywood is a special place; a place filled with creative geniuses - actors, screenwriters, directors, sound engineers, computer graphics specialists, lighting experts and so on. Working together, great art happens. But in the end, all artists depend on diverse audiences who can enjoy, be inspired by and support their work. "
" An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one. "
Charles Horton Cooley
" If you're not trying to be real, you don't have to get it right. That's art. "
" Art and life are inseparable. "