With an apple I will astonish Paris.
If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once a week.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Every man's work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
Acting is the ability to keep an audience from coughing.
to write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric
Suffering has as much right to be expressed as a martyr has to cry out. So it may have been false to say that writing poetry after Auschwitz is impossible.
Mozart is a human incarnation of the divine force of creation.
Johann von Goethe
Architecture is inhabited sculpture.
Art disease is caused by a hardening of the categories.
Art is a delayed echo.
Art is lies that tell the truth.
Art is not an end in itself, but a means of addressing humanity.
Art is the expression of an enormous preference.
Music is a mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Music is the shorthand of emotion.
Beauty is that which excites the soul.
Beauty is the purgation of superfluities.
Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls
and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
In the art world, creativity involves aesthetic sensibility, emotional
resonance and a gift for expression.
We have art, in order not to die of the truth.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Art is an attitude toward life. If you aim your work and your
life high, keep your scene harmonious, then you're an artist and
your life is art.
All art is a revolt against man's fate.
Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.
In his work, the artist should be like God in creation: invisible
& all-powerful. He should be felt everywhere and seen nowhere.
All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.
Art, after all, only begins at that point where we part with the