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I think the most important thing for an artist is to not worry about what anybody else thinks. You just have to do what comes from your heart and your being and put it out there-that's true in any of the arts.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Rosanna Arquette

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Pablo Picasso

Art is the collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Andre Gide

No great art has ever been made without the artist having known danger.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Rainer Maria Rilke

Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Leo Tolstoy

The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born, the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Francois Auguste Rene Rodin

The position of the artist if humble. He is essentially a channel.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Piet Mondrian

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Andre Gide

To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Auguste Rodin

The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Novalis

Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Ernest Hemingway

No doubt the artist is the child of his time; but woe to him if he is also its disciple, or even its favorite.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Friedrich Schiller

The artist never entirely knows. We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Agnes de Mille

But I'm not an artist. Maybe an artist with a small a.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter John Galliano

It is the nature of the artist to mind excessively what is said about him. Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Virginia Woolf

The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Paul Cezanne

What do you say when someone has truly inspired you? How do you express to an artist how deeply their work has affected you?
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Laura Dern

At first, one sees the person who is modelling; but little by little, all of the possible sculptures that could be made come between artist and model.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Alberto Giacometti

The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Eugene Delacroix

The war is dreadful. It is the business of the artist to follow it home to the heart of the individual fighters - not to talk in armies and nations and numbers -- but to track it home.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter D. H. Lawrence

The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Oscar Wilde

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter James Whistler

I don't think there's any artist of any value who doesn't doubt what they're doing.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Francis Ford Coppola

Art-speech is the only truth. An artist is usually a damned liar, but his art, if it be art, will tell you the truth of his day.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter D. H. Lawrence

An artist must never be a prisoner. Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner of himself, prisoner of style, prisoner of reputation, prisoner of success, etc.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Henri Matisse

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