Fine Artist Quotes
"A work of art is a world in itself reflecting senses and emotions of the artist's world."
- Hans Hofmann
"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."
- Pablo Picasso
"The history of modern art is also the history of the progressive loss of art's audience. Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin
"Originality depends only on the character of the drawing and the vision peculiar to each artist."
- Georges Seurat
"There's a fine line between artist and product. I don't think the industry purposely does it, but I think that's just the way they maneuver. You have to be careful that doesn't become your story, where you become a product, and your art is tarnished because you're just seen as a tool to make money."
- Dawn Richard
"As both a fine artist and a graphic designer, I specialize in the visual presentation of words."
- John Langdon
"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up."
- Pablo Picasso
"I've heard that many fine artists have to turn their 'finished' paintings to face the wall - otherwise, every time they walk past, they are tempted to pick up a brush and make small adjustments here and there."
- Cecilia Dart-Thornton
"An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision."
- James Whistler
"I am an Indian and a painter, that's all."
- M. F. Husain