7 Quotes about Art by Artists

If art was defined simply by the ability to draw, then my inkjet printer would be a greater artist than Michelangelo. -Curtis Verdun

If you can’t find your inspiration by walking around the block one time, go around two blocks-but never three. – Robert Motherwell

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. -Michelangelo

Artists are supposed to be the ones with imagination. A good part of our job description is to get regular people to use theirs. -Robert Genn


A good painter has two main objects to paint, man and the intentions of his soul. The former is easy, the latter is hard, as he has to represent it by the attitude and movement of the limbs. -Leonardo da Vinci

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see. -Edgar Degas

The world today doesn’t make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do? -Pablo Picasso


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