39 Best Artist Quotes To Awaken Inner Artist

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Get here the list of some best inspirational quotes about artist that will motivate you to awaken your inner artist.

Best Quotes About Artist

1. “Every artist was first an amateur.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. “Every act of creation is, first of all, an act of destruction.” ― Pablo Picasso

3. “The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.” ― Francis Bacon

4. “Every true artist is at war with the world.” ― Anthony Kiedis

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5. “The artist’s world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep.” ― Paul Strand

6. “True art is thoughtful, emotional examination of how human themes impact the overall experience of existing. The rest is kitsch.” ― Tiffany Madison

7. “Art does not have to be dull, to be effective; the artist does not have to be a bore, to be real.” ― Burton Raffel

8. “None can sense more deeply than you artists, ingenious creators of beauty that you are, something of the pathos with which God at the dawn of creation looked upon the work of his hands.” ― Pope John Paul II

9. “This is the only real concern of the artist, to recreate out of the disorder of life that order which is art.” ― James Baldwin

10. “Magic is the stunning art of surprising your audience so that nothing else surprises them.” ― Amit Kalantri

11. “Each of us is an artist of our days; the greater our integrity and awareness, the more original and creative our time will become.” ― John O’Donohue

12. “Inside you there’s an artist you don’t know about… say yes quickly, if you know, if you’ve known it from before the beginning of the universe.” ― Rumi

13. “The artist’s job is not to succumb to despair but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existence.” ― Woody Allen

Famous Artist Quotes

14. “To photograph is to hold one’s breath when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It’s at that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy.” ― Henri Cartier-Bresson

15. “The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.” ― William Faulkner

16. “The object of the artist is the creation of the beautiful. What the beautiful is is another question.” ― James Joyce

17. “You might as well ask an artist to explain his art or ask a poet to explain his poem. It defeats the purpose. The meaning is only clear through the search.” ― Rick Riordan

18. “Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.” ― Henry Ward Beecher

19. “The Artist always has the masters in his eyes.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

20. “The artist’s task is to save the soul of mankind, and anything less is a dithering while Rome burns. Because of the artists, who are self-selected, for being able to journey into the Other, if the artists cannot find the way, then the way cannot be found.” ― Terence McKenna

21. “An artist’s concern is to capture beauty wherever he finds it.” ― Kazuo Ishiguro

22. “Every artist joins a conversation that’s been going on for generations, even millennia before he or she joins the scene.” ― John Barth

23. “To be an artist, you need to exist in a world of silence.” ― Louise Bourgeois

24. “Sorrowful and great is the artist’s destiny.” ― Franz Liszt

25. “The artist is not a different kind of person, but every person is a different kind of artist.” ― Eric Gill

26. “The artist is always beginning. Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth.” ― Ezra Pound

Inspirational Artist Quotes

27. “An artist is like a woman who can do nothing but love, and who succumbs to every stray male jackass.” ― Heinrich Boll

28. “To become an artist you have to be curious.” ― Leonardo Da Vinci

29. “Art is my cure to all this madness, sadness and loss of belonging in the world & through it I’ll walk myself home.” ― Nikki Rowe

30. “The need to be a great artist makes it hard to be an artist. The need to produce a great work of art makes it hard to produce any art at all.” ― Julia Cameron

31. “Creativity is the brain’s invisible muscle — that when used and exercised routinely — becomes better and stronger.” ― Ashley Ormon

32. “The great artists are those who impose their personal vision upon humanity.” ― Guy de Maupassant

33. “The creative strength is good enough and deep enough to bring itself to flower and to grow in spite of this sickness.” ― Joanne Greenberg

34. “The artist lives to have stories to tell and to learn to tell them well.” ― Criss Jami

35. “An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.” ― Jean Cocteau

36. “The study of beauty is a duel in which the artist cries out in terror before being vanquished.” ― Charles Baudelaire

37. “An artist without ideas is a mendicant; barren, he goes begging among the hours.” ― Irving Stone

38. “Art-making is not about telling the truth but making the truth felt” ― Christian Boltanski

39. “Art is nothing more than creating an emotion in your own form.” ― Shannon L. Alder