Mona - Famous Art Quotations
Art Mona's collection of famous art quotes by artists, writers and others commenting on the arts. Art Quotes are categorized by artist and by subject. New quotes are added regularly.
The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real.
Lucien Freud - Figurative British Painter
I paint German artists whom I admire. I paint their pictures, their work as painters, and their portraits too. But oddly enough, each of these portraits ends up as a picture of a woman with blonde hair. I myself have never been able to work out why this happens.
Georg Baselitz - Expressionist German Painter
I paint for myself. I dont know how to do anything else, anyway. Also I have to earn my living, and occupy myself.
Francis Bacon - Expressionist British Painter
People want to find a "meaning" in everything and everyone. That's the disease of our age, an age that is anything but practical but believes itself to be more practical than any other age.
Pablo Picasso - Spanish Modern Artist
Business art is the step that comes after Art. I started as a commercial artist, and I want to finish as a business artist..
Andy Warhol - American Pop Artist