Culture & Art

Art Wisdom

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder — and inspiration spews from the pen of poets and mouths of artists. Check out some art-related quotes to get you through this most artful of seasons.
Compiled by Anja Maltav | November 28, 2018 | Culture & Art


“What art offers is space…a certain breathing room for the spirit.” — John Updike

“Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.” — W. Somerset Maugham

“Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do.” — Edgar Degas

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” — Pablo Picasso

“Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.” — Andy Warhol

“The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart.” — George Sand

“I just love pretty things, whether it is art, a song or a pair of shoes.” — Rita Ora

“When it comes to true art, we don’t make mistakes, we just create a series of happy little accidents.” — Bob Ross