A writer and, I believe, generally all persons must think that whatever happens to him or her is a resource. All things have been given to us for a purpose, and an artist must feel this more intensely. All that happens to us, including our humiliations, our misfortunes, our embarrassments, all is given to us as raw material, as clay, so that we may shape our art.jorge luis borges
I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy to be alive as long as I can paint.frida kahlo
American art, like the American language and American education, was as far as possible sexless.Henry Brooks Adams
Its clones have hung on so many suburban walls over the decades that it has become the Mona Lisa of the vegetable world.robert hughes
Can someone eat the fruit that comes from the tree of action that grows from the seeds of your mind?.
The craft is finding a decent drainpipe to get access to the site as much as it is in the art... Van Gogh used short, stumpy brush strokes to convey his insanity – I use short, thin ledges above mainline train tracks.Banksy
Art is a game only if you playat it, a mirror that reflects from the inside out.Marge Piercy
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.Somerset Maugham
While our art cannot, as we wish it could, save us from wars, privation, envy, greed, old age, or death, it can revitalize us amidst it all.
Dead he is not, but departed, for the artist never dies.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I tried to show you art, but you just pick it apart.
Art is marks on canvas trying to find a place to live.
Art is what is irresistible.
I don't really have studios. I wander around around people's attics, out in fields, in cellars, anyplace I find that invites me.
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