Art Quotes, Sayings about artistic work - Page 3

The painting is finished when the idea has disappeared.
– Georges Braque

Art is a wound turned into light.
– Georges Braque

Art is not vague production, transitory and isolated, but a power which must be directed to the improvement and refinement of the human soul.
– Wassily Kandinsky

The artist must have something to say, for mastery over form is not his goal but rather the adapting of form to its inner meaning.
– Wassily Kandinsky

Colors produce a spiritual vibration, the impression they create is important only as a step towards this vibration.
– Wassily Kandinsky

Color is a means to exert a direct influence on the soul.
– Wassily Kandinsky

Abstract art places a new world, which on the surface has nothing to do with ‘reality,’ next to the ‘real’ world.
– Wassily Kandinsky

The arts are encroaching one upon another, and from a proper use of this encroachment will rise the art that is truly monumental.
– Wassily Kandinsky

Every work of art is the child of its time, often it is the mother of our emotions.
– Wassily Kandinsky

To create a work of art is to create the world.
– Wassily Kandinsky

The artist must train not only his eye but also his soul.
– Wassily Kandinsky

There is no must in art because art is free.
– Wassily Kandinsky

Colour is a power which directly influences the soul.
– Wassily Kandinsky

Painting must be fertile. It must give birth to a world.. ..it must fertilize the imagination.
– Joan Miro

Painting or poetry is made as one makes love – a total embrace, prudence thrown to the winds, nothing held back.
– Joan Miro

Art class was like a religious ceremony to me. I would wash my hands carefully before touching paper or pencils. The instruments of work were sacred objects to me.
– Joan Miro

A simple line painted with the brush can lead to freedom and happiness.
– Joan Miro

Poetry and painting are done in the same way you make love; it’s an exchange of blood, a total embrace – without caution, without any thought of protecting yourself.
– Joan Miro

More important than a work of art itself is what it will sow. Art can die, a painting can disappear. What counts is the seed.
– Joan Miro

The painting rises from the brushstrokes as a poem rises from the words. The meaning comes later.
– Joan Miro