Just cut and paste the authors name to find the rest of that persons quotes


Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
-- Al Capp

When Michelangelo finished the painting of the Sistine Chapel's ceiling, he spent the rest of his life trying to remove the paint that had poured into his sleeve.
-- Francois Cavanna

Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
-- G. K. Chesterton

If I had been around when Rubens was painting, I would have been revered as a fabulous model. Kate Moss? Well, she would have been the paintbrush...
-- Dawn French

The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them.
-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Give me a museum and I'll fill it.
-- Pablo Picasso

I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need.
-- Francois-Auguste Rodin, when asked how he managed to make his remarkable statues

See what will happen if you don't stop biting your fingernails?
-- Will Rogers, to his niece on seeing the Venus de Milo

Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.
-- Tom Stoppard

Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.
-- Oscar Wilde