Art Quotes, Sayings about artistic work - Page 2

The artist expresses only what he has within himself, not what he sees with his eyes
– Alexej von Jawlensky

Art will liberate itself from the needs and desires of men. No longer will we paint a forest ora horseas we like oras theyappear to us, but as they really are.
– Franz Marc

Today we are searching for things in nature that are hidden behind the veil of appearance… We look for and paint this inner, spiritual side of nature.
– Franz Marc

The great artists do not seek their forms in the midst of the past, but take the deepest soundings they can of the genuine, profoundest of their age.
– Franz Marc

Art has always been and is in its very essence the boldest departure from nature. It is the bridge into the spirit world.
– Franz Marc

The artist is the hand that, by touching this or that key, sets the soul vibrating automatically.
– Wassily Kandinsky

If Art relates itself to an Object, it becomes descriptive, divisionist, literary.
– Robert Delaunay

Light in Nature creates the movement of colors.
– Robert Delaunay

Painting is by nature a luminous language.
– Robert Delaunay

Vision is the true creative rhythm.
– Robert Delaunay

Art in Nature is rhythmic and has a horror of constraint.
– Robert Delaunay

Colour acts simultaneously with form, but has nothing to do with form.
– Georges Braque

Colour could give rise to sensations which would interfere with our conception of space.
– Georges Braque

The function of Art is to disturb. Science reassures.
– Georges Braque

Art disturbs, science reassures.
– Georges Braque

In art there is only one thing that counts: the bit that cannot be explained.
– Georges Braque

Progress in art does not consist in reducing limitations, but in knowing them better.
– Georges Braque

There is only one valuable thing in art: the thing you cannot explain.
– Georges Braque

Art upsets, science reasures.
– Georges Braque

Art is polymorphic. A picture appears to each onlooker under a different guise.
– Georges Braque