Art Quotes

Danica McKellar #Amazing #Art

Photo of Danica McKellar One of the most amazing things about mathematics is the people who do math aren't usually interested in application, because mathematics itself is truly a beautiful art form. It's structures and patterns, and that's what we love, and that's what we get off on.
Stendhal #Alone #Art #Work

Photo of Stendhal The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water.
Paul Cezanne #Alone #Art

I have nothing to hide in art. The initial force alone can bring anyone to the end he must attain.
Arthur Erickson #Architecture #Art

Photo of Arthur Erickson Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as a basis for architecture.
George Edward Moore #Alone #Art #Love #Men

The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
Jerry Saltz #Amazing #Art

Photo of Jerry Saltz First let me report that the art in the Barnes Collection has never looked better. My trips to the old Barnes were always amazing, but except on the sunniest days, you could barely see the art. The building always felt pushed beyond its capacity.
Henry Miller #Alone #Art

Photo of Henry Miller An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
Gilbert K. Chesterton #Architecture #Art #Great

All architecture is great architecture after sunset perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.
Arne Jacobsen #Architecture #Art

Photo of Arne Jacobsen If a building becomes architecture, then it is art.
Confucius #Anger #Art #Truth

Photo of Confucius Speak the truth, do not yield to anger give, if thou art asked for little by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.
Alvar Aalto #Architecture #Art

Photo of Alvar Aalto Nothing is as dangerous in architecture as dealing with separated problems. If we split life into separated problems we split the possibilities to make good building art.
Arthur Erickson #Architecture #Art #Design

Photo of Arthur Erickson The details are the very source of expression in architecture. But we are caught in a vice between art and the bottom line.
Salvador Dali #Architecture #Art #Beauty

The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.
Louis Kahn #Architecture #Art

Every time a student walks past a really urgent, expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college, it can help reassure him that he does have that mind, does have that soul.
Jerry Saltz #Amazing #Art #Best #War

Photo of Jerry Saltz All of Koons's best art - the encased vacuum cleaners, the stainless-steel Rabbit (the late-twentieth century's signature work of Simulationist sculpture), the amazing gleaming Balloon Dog, and the cast-iron re-creation of a Civil War mortar exhibited last month at the Armory - has simultaneously flaunted extreme realism, idealism, and fantasy.
Arthur Erickson #Architecture #Art

Photo of Arthur Erickson Vitality is radiated from exceptional art and architecture.
Havelock Ellis #Architecture #Art

Photo of Havelock Ellis The art of dancing stands at the source of all the arts that express themselves first in the human person. The art of building, or architecture, is the beginning of all the arts that lie outside the person and in the end they unite.
Stanislaw Lec #Age #Art #Nature #Work

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Paul Cezanne #Age #Art #Health

My age and health will never allow me to realize the dream of art I've been pursuing all my life.
Frank Lloyd Wright #Architecture #Art

Photo of Frank Lloyd Wright The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.
Alvar Aalto #Architecture #Art

Photo of Alvar Aalto Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.
Philip Johnson #Architecture #Art

Photo of Philip Johnson Architecture is the art of how to waste space.
Maya Lin #Architecture #Art

Photo of Maya Lin I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings. That's art to me.
Jet Li #Art

Photo of Jet Li Wushu is a move in Chinese, a physical move. An attack. Wushu is like an art.
Ludwig Erhard #Art

Photo of Ludwig Erhard A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece.