Art Quotes, Sayings about artistic work

Art comes to life when emotions dance with thoughts on realities stage.
– Shah Asad Rizvi

An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture.
– Paulo Coelho

Art is a line around your thoughts.
– Gustav Klimt

The most beautiful landscape cannot hold my fascinated attention as much as nature by the seaside and all that is connected with water.
– Lyonel Feininger

What an artist learns matters little. What he himself discovers has a real worth for him, and gives him the necessary incitement to work.
– Emil Nolde

A work becomes a work of art when one re-evaluates the values of nature and adds one’s own spirituality.
– Emil Nolde

Colours in vibration, peeling like silver bells and clanging like bronze bells, proclaiming happiness, passion and love, soul, blood and death.
– Emil Nolde

Pictures are spiritual beings. The soul of the painter lives within them.
– Emil Nolde

The artist need not know very much, best of all let him work instinctively and paint as naturally as he breathes or walks.
– Emil Nolde

The worst state of affairs is when science begins to concern itself with art.
– Paul Klee

Art does not reflect what is seen, rather it makes the hidden visible.
– Paul Klee

Art makes something a lot more visible or audible.
– Paul Klee

The work of art is above all a process of creation.
– Paul Klee

It is the artistic mission to penetrate as far as may be toward that secret ground where primal law feeds growth.
– Paul Klee

When looking at any significant work of art, remember that a more significant one probably has had to be sacrificed.
– Paul Klee

All the things an artist must be: poet, explorer of nature, philosopher!
– Paul Klee

Color is the place where our brain and the universe meet.
– Paul Klee

A drawing is simply a line going for a walk.
– Paul Klee

The art of mastering life is the prerequisite for all further forms of expression, whether they are paintings, sculptures, tragedies, or musical compositions.
– Paul Klee

There is no history of artthere is the history of artists.
– Marianne Von Werefkin