Useful Quotes

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”

Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

“Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets; art deserves that, for it and knowledge can raise man to the Divine.”
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

“Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgement difficult.”
Hippocrates (c460-c370 BC)

“The poem in the head is always perfect. Resistance begins when you try to convert it to language.”
– Stanley Kunitz (1905-2006)

“The materials of art, like the thumbnail sketch, seduce us with their potential.”
Art & fear – Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of ARTMAKING (©1993) : David Bayles & Ted Orland

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.