Kutipan (Quote) - Art (4)

Personality is everything in art and poetry.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.
Federico Fellini

In art the best is good enough.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds.
Henry Moore

The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All art is but imitation of nature.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
Ambrose Bierce

To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
Henri Cartier-Bresson

The beginning is the most important part of the work.

Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.
John Ruskin

Art for art's sake is a philosophy of the well-fed.
Frank Lloyd Wright

Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
Gustave Flaubert

Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic.
Ambrose Bierce

Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.
Jean Cocteau

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
Dale Carnegie

Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.
Winston Churchill

The history of art is the history of revivals.
Samuel Butler

To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it.
Leo Tolstoy

Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.
Ansel Adams

Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality.
Salvador Dali

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