Art Quotes, Sayings about artistic work - Page 5

The purpose of Art is to create enthusiasm.
– Pablo Picasso

A good picture, any picture, has to be bristling with razor blades.
– Pablo Picasso

Painting isn’t an aesthetic operation; it’s a form of magic designed as mediator between this strange hostile world and us.
– Pablo Picasso

Enough of Art. It’s Art that kills us. People no longer want to do painting: they make art.
– Pablo Picasso

An artist must forget painting when he paints. That’s the only way he will do original work.
– Pablo Picasso

In art, there is neither past nor future. The art that is not in the present will never be.
– Pablo Picasso

All art is subversive.
– Pablo Picasso

A painter is a man who paints what he sells; an artist, on the other hand, is a man who sells what he paints.
– Pablo Picasso

Art is an instrument in the war against the enemy.
– Pablo Picasso

Art is not truth; art is the lie which makes us see the truth.
– Pablo Picasso

Through art we express our conception of what nature is not.
– Pablo Picasso

It’s not what the artist does that counts; it’s what he is.
– Pablo Picasso

Art is a leap into the dark.
– Pablo Picasso

The quality of a painter depends on the amount of past he carries with him.
– Pablo Picasso

A painter paints to unload himself of feelings and visions.
– Pablo Picasso

In art, practice always comes before theory.
– Pablo Picasso

Art sweeps the everyday dust from your soul.
– Pablo Picasso

The artist must know the manner whereby to convince others of the truthfulness of his lies.
– Pablo Picasso

Art isn’t done to decorate apartments, but to wage war against the enemy.
– Pablo Picasso

Everything we can dream can be real.
– Pablo Picasso