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Always Works

In India, nobody really talks about works of art; they always talk about the appreciation of art. You buy this for 3,000 rupees, it'll become 30,000 in two months.

- A. Balasubramaniam

Teacher Gift

Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.

- A. Bartlett Giamatti

Craving Seamless

Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.

- A. Bartlett Giamatti

Think I Think

I think there are a lot more important things than art in the world. But not to me.

- A. S. Byatt

Living Like

I get to sing and act and write and create and produce for a living and share art with people, and I feel like a piece of that is in honor of those who came before me.

- Aaron Lazar

Want Say

In any art, you don't know in advance what you want to say - it's revealed to you as you say it. That's the difference between art and illustration.

- Aaron Siskind

Exist Audience

A work of art doesn't exist outside the perception of the audience.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Hidden Access

The calling of art is to extract us from our daily reality, to bring us to a hidden truth that's difficult to access - to a level that's not material but spiritual.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Voice Taste

Art school can be a wonderful place if you're trying to find your voice and your style and your taste.

- Abbi Jacobson

Love Doing

I really want to continue doing art. I would love to go back to doing paintings one day.

- Abbi Jacobson

Like Okay

Sometimes the art world can be a scary place, and you feel like you should know more than you do, but it's okay to not know everything!

- Abbi Jacobson

Always About

I drew a lot. I always had sketchbooks. My parents were really great about any gift-giving holiday - birthdays, Hanukkah, Christmas - it was always art supplies for my brother and I.

- Abbi Jacobson

Doing Always

I wasn't in the art world at all as a kid; I was just creative, and we were always doing arts and crafts.

- Abbi Jacobson

Artist Anyone

If anything can be art, then anyone can be an artist.

- Abbi Jacobson

College Learn

You know how when you get older you actually want to learn? When I went to college, I wasn't as interested in the art history classes as I am now.

- Abbi Jacobson

Like Irrelevant

I don't like the word 'experiment' in the context of art in general. It implies something immature, unfinished, something entertaining for a moment before it becomes irrelevant.

- Abel Korzeniowski

Desire Had

My desire to be a physician had a lot to do with that sense of medicine as a ministry of healing, not just a science. And not even just a science and an art, but also a calling, also a ministry.

- Abraham Verghese

American Like

I like '50s and '60s American art. I have 85 or 90 Warhols.

- Aby Rosen

Wife Could

I could go out to five parties a day if I wanted to. I don't. I have attachments to my wife and kids - and about 20 pieces of art.

- Aby Rosen

Taken Too

Art is too serious to be taken seriously.

- Ad Reinhardt

Else Everything Else

Art is Art. Everything else is everything else.

- Ad Reinhardt

Country University

The job at Brooklyn is interesting because Brooklyn reflects what happened to university art departments everywhere. It might be the worst department now, and yet at one point it was the best in the country.

- Ad Reinhardt

Think Telling

I think comedy has evolved like every art form, and people probably do less standing around and telling jokes, and more things that have to do with reality.

- Adam Carolla

Very Commodity

The art market was very different before the mid-1980s: then, art was all about passion, whereas now it's become a commodity.

- Adam Clayton

Money Precisely

Art is often valuable precisely because it isn't a sensible way to make money.

- Adam Davidson

Think Reason

It makes me happy to think that this world of art-as-investment is a minuscule fraction of the art world overall. Most people who create, trade and own art do it for a much simpler reason. They just like it.

- Adam Davidson

Me Band

All the art for Tool is done by the me and the band.

- Adam Jones

Always Other

There's always the influence of music, film, art and the other things that drive me. I'm usually inspired by my environment and whatever is making me happy or mad.

- Adam Jones

Want Fine

Fine art is really something I want to get into.

- Adam Jones

Love Think

I love music videos, I really do. I think it's kind of sad that it's a dying art form.

- Adam Levine

Politics Given

Politics is the art of achieving political goals - of achieving what is possible in a given situation - that is, in a situation that has its conditions and its limits.

- Adam Michnik

Politics Realizing

Politics is the art of realizing what there is to realize.

- Adam Michnik

Profound License

My art, like my acting, is a profound expression of poetic license.

- Adam West

Tone Spoke

When I spoke, I was listened to; and I was at a loss to know how I had so easily acquired the art of commanding attention, and giving the tone to the conversation.

- Adelbert von Chamisso

Start Want

That's what you want art to do, to open people up and start conversations.

- Adepero Oduye

Home Which

The house has to please everyone, contrary to the work of art which does not. The work is a private matter for the artist. The house is not.

- Adolf Loos

Work Conservative

The house has to serve comfort. The work of art is revolutionary; the house is conservative.

- Adolf Loos

Architecture New

The work of art shows people new directions and thinks of the future. The house thinks of the present.

- Adolf Loos

Need Brought

The work of art is brought into the world without there being a need for it. The house satisfies a requirement. The work of art is responsible to none; the house is responsible to everyone. The work of art wants to draw people out of their state of comfort.

- Adolf Loos

Loves Thus

Man loves everything that satisfies his comfort. He hates everything that wants to draw him out of his acquired and secured position and that disturbs him. Thus he loves the house and hates art.

- Adolf Loos

Like Form

I don't like any art form barraged in violence or hurt.

- Adriana Trigiani

Truth Through

Art, whose honesty must work through artifice, cannot avoid cheating truth.

- Adrienne Rich

Like Piece

Cars for me are like a piece of art.

- Afrojack

Song Special

Every song, every form of art, clothing, shoes, it has to be special.

- Afrojack

Important Very

Recycling old buildings to show art is very important.

- Agnes Gund

Other Certainly

Of course, museums and galleries and art spaces will continue to ground the art world. But certainly the public - as well as artists - also benefit when art is encountered in other everyday situations.

- Agnes Gund

You Balanced

You don't have a balanced life if you don't have art.

- Agnes Gund

Always Private

Art shouldn't be prohibited in public schools when kids in private schools always get it.

- Agnes Gund

Concrete Most

Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.

- Agnes Martin

Making Main Thing

The main thing in making art often is letting go of your expectation and your idea.

- Agnes Martin

Mind Known

My paintings are not about what is seen. They are about what is known forever in the mind.

- Agnes Martin

Mind Think

When I think of art I think of beauty. Beauty is the mystery of life. It is not in the eye it is in the mind. In our minds there is awareness of perfection.

- Agnes Martin

Value Observer

The value of art is in the observer.

- Agnes Martin

Big Mum

My mum is a big collector of art.

- Agnes Obel

Think Actually

We like to think of film and music as art, but actually art is something that is not restricted.

- Ahmed Best

Sure Works

I do want to make powerful works of art with people, but I also just want to have fun. I've never done a romantic comedy - I'm sure it would be a blast.

- Ahna O'Reilly

Pain Nothing

If my art has nothing to do with people's pain and sorrow, what is 'art' for?

- Ai Weiwei

Grow However

China is an old nation with a colourful history. Its booming economy has triggered an appetite and a curiosity around the world for its art and culture, one that continues to grow. I can, however, tell people that it is a show with no actor.

- Ai Weiwei

Most Shows

I'm most embarrassed at my art shows, even though I don't show it.

- Ai Weiwei

Game Read

There's no way the writing staff of 'Game of Thrones' haven't read 'The Art of War.' There's definitely an influence on 'Game of Thrones' from this book in both a general way and on the character of Lord Baelish and his strategies.

- Aidan Gillen

Product Sold

Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.

- Al Capp

Artists Otherwise

We have to support our local artists. It's just that simple. Otherwise, we will have no art.

- Al Jourgensen

Going Commenting

Art is commenting on what's going on around you in your life.

- Al Jourgensen

Think Otherwise

The more you think, the more you ruin things. Art has to come viscerally; otherwise, forget it.

- Al Jourgensen

Think Functions

I believe that art is a tool and that, like all tools, it has functions. I also think it is important to know what the tool is for so that we can better know how and when to use it.

- Alain de Botton

Therapy Console

In 'Art as Therapy', we argue that art is a tool that can variously help to inspire, console, redeem, guide, comfort, expand and reawaken us.

- Alain de Botton

Need Unattainable

Art can do the opposite of glamourise the unattainable: it can show us anew the genuine merit of life as we're forced to lead it. It is advertising for the things we really need.

- Alain de Botton

Meaning Of Life Very

The modern world thinks of art as very important: something close to the meaning of life.

- Alain de Botton

Been Address

Since the beginning of the 20th century, the public's relationship to art has been weakened by a profound institutional reluctance to address the question of what art is for. This is a question that has, quite unfairly, come to feel impatient, illegitimate, and a little impudent.

- Alain de Botton

Argument Therapy

The essential argument in the book, 'Art as Therapy,' is that art enjoys such financial and cultural prestige that it's easy to forget the confusion that persists about what it's really for.

- Alain de Botton

Works Dilemmas

We have to put aside the customary historical reading of works of art in order to invite art to respond to certain quite specific pains and dilemmas of our psyches.

- Alain de Botton

Magic Very

For me, there is very little difference between magic and art. To me, the ultimate act of magic is to create something from nothing: It's like when the stage magician pulls the rabbit from the hat.

- Alan Moore

Thought Think

Art makes us feel less alone. It makes us think: somebody else has thought this, somebody else has had these feelings.

- Alan Moore

Love Mostly

I love art; I collect mostly modern art.

- Alan Patricof

Tender Robust

If only life could be a little more tender and art a little more robust.

- Alan Rickman

Think I Think

I think multicamera comedy is a much-maligned American art form.

- Alan Ruck

General Low

I try to keep a low profile in general. Not with my art, but just as a person.

- Alanis Morissette

Journey Trauma

Trauma happens in relationships, so it can only be healed in relationships. Art can't provide healing. It can be cathartic and therapeutic but a relationship is a three-part journey.

- Alanis Morissette

Obsessed Delicate

I'm quite obsessed with the idea of nailing the girl friendship. It's such an art, so delicate.

- Alanis Morissette

Some Commercial

'Commercial' is not the word that has to be said only by CEOs. It has to be something that is maybe the essence of design, because design has some sort of art in it and creation, but it's also some object that you have to use. There is also this pragmatic end to it.

- Alber Elbaz

Needs Confess

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.

- Albert Camus

Freedom Itself

Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.

- Albert Camus

Teacher Expression

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

- Albert Einstein

Experience True Art

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.

- Albert Einstein

I Am Artist

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination.

- Albert Einstein

Characterized True Art

True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.

- Albert Einstein

Love Largely

The art of love is largely the art of persistence.

- Albert Ellis

See Other

When you look at art made by other people, you see what you need to see in it.

- Alberto Giacometti

Always Proportion

In every work of art the subject is primordial, whether the artist knows it or not. The measure of the formal qualities is only a sign of the measure of the artist's obsession with his subject; the form is always in proportion to the obsession.

- Alberto Giacometti

Nature Adornment

As I grew older, I realized that it was much better to insist on the genuine forms of nature, for simplicity is the greatest adornment of art.

- Albrecht Durer

Teach Eager

And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting, I have decided to teach its rudiments and principles to all youngsters eager for art.

- Albrecht Durer

College Watches

When I was 18, I began attending college for art and design, and I designed all sorts of things from furniture to industrial designs and even watches.

- Aldis Hodge

Artist Against

Perhaps it's good for one to suffer. Can an artist do anything if he's happy? Would he ever want to do anything? What is art, after all, but a protest against the horrible inclemency of life?

- Aldous Huxley

Image Metaphysical

Europe is so well gardened that it resembles a work of art, a scientific theory, a neat metaphysical system. Man has re-created Europe in his own image.

- Aldous Huxley

Expression Images

Movies become art after editing. Instead of just reproducing reality, they juxtapose images of it. That implies expression; that's art.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Think I Think

Rhythm is God. I think, without rhythm, you can't create - there is no art.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Think Films

I think bad movies are made around the world, not just in Hollywood. There are as many bad art films in the whole world as there are bad commercial films.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Move Then

If art doesn't move people, then art has failed.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Images Reactive

The way I put together images is a reactive art.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Deep Unconscious

I am an artist, you understand? For me, a picture is like poetry. When you make art, this is not coming from an intellectual place. It's coming from the deep side of your unconscious, your soul.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky