Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
Great art picks up where nature ends.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.
An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.
Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.
What moves those of genius, what inspires their work is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.
Every good painter paints what he is.
To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.