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Caught up in life, you see it badly. You suffer from it or enjoy it too much. The artist, in my opinion, is a monstrosity, something outside of nature.
To some extent I happily don't know what I'm doing. I feel that it's an artist's responsibility to trust that.
Only an artist can interpret the meaning of life.
I was forced to be an artist and a CEO from the beginning, so I was forced to be like a businessman because when I was trying to get a record deal, it was so hard to get a record deal on my own that it was either give up or create my own company.
An artist is he for whom the goal and center of life is to form his mind.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
One must be a living man and a posthumous artist.
Asking an artist to talk about his work is like asking a plant to discuss horticulture.
I'm an artist, therefore I think I am sensitive to human pain.
I'm just an artist. I can only do so much. I can only say so much.
I embraced being a pop artist, but I like doing it on my own terms, at my own pace.
I am no longer afraid of becoming lost, because the journey back always reveals something new, and that is ultimately good for the artist.
Good taste is the first refuge of the non-creative. It is the last-ditch stand of the artist.
Even though I build buildings and I pursue my architecture, I pursue it as an artist. I deliberately keep a tiny studio. I don't want to be an architectural firm. I want to remain an artist.
The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails.
I'm an actor, but I'm an artist.
In order for the artist to have a world to express he must first be situated in this world, oppressed or oppressing, resigned or rebellious, a man among men.
We live in an age where the artist is forgotten. He is a researcher. I see myself that way.
Of all possible subjects, travel is the most difficult for an artist, as it is the easiest for a journalist.
W. H. Auden
I'm a liability to them - I'm a woman, I'm empowered, I'm an artist. I've had executives who can't come to my shows they're so scared of me. I've been a thorn in many people's sides just by existing.
Every picture shows a spot with which the artist has fallen in love.
Let not a man do what his sense of right bids him not to do, nor desire what it forbids him to desire. This is sufficient. The skillful artist will not alter his measures for the sake of a stupid workman.
To any artist, worthy of the name, all in nature is beautiful, because his eyes, fearlessly accepting all exterior truth, read there, as in an open book, all the inner truth.
It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color - not color used descriptively, that is, but as a means of personal expression.
An artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs.
Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product.
Inside you there's an artist you don't know about. He's not interested in how things look different in moonlight.
An artist, in my understanding of the word, should side with the people against the Emperor that oppresses his or her people.
I've just finished my 20th book this past year and I'm working on my 21st book about the Middle East right now that I'll finish this year. And I get up early in the morning and when I get tired of the computer and tired of doing research, I walk 20 steps out to my woodshop and I either build furniture or paint paintings. I'm an artist too.
An artist must possess Nature. He must identify himself with her rhythm, by efforts that will prepare the mastery which will later enable him to express himself in his own language.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
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