Favorite Quotations ~  Art and Artists, 7 Coaching the Artist Within

"The artist must be ecstatic about something." ~ Ted "Papa" Shawn

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Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth. ~ Theodor Adorno

A work of art is a corner of creation seen through a temperament. ~ Emilé Zola

All art requires courage. ~ Anne Tucker

Everybody’s an art critic. ~ Judith Martin

When the artist is alive in any person, whatever his kind of work may be, he becomes an inventive, searching, daring, self-expressing creature. He becomes interesting to other people. He disturbs, upsets, enlightens, and opens ways for a better understanding. ~ Robert Henri, Art Spirit

You can't do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh. ~ John Singer Sargent

I always wanted to show the world that art is everywhere, except it has to pass through a creative mind. ~ Louise Nevelson

An artist observes, selects, guesses, and synthesizes. ~ Anton Chekhov

The wretched Artist himself is alternatively the lowest worm that ever crawled when no fire is in him; or the loftiest God that ever sand when the fire is going. ~ Caitlin Thomas

The artist must / create himself or be born again. ~ Denise Levertov

What an artist is for is to tell us what we see but do not know that we see. ~ Edith Sitwell

Art is collective. Always, it has a tradition behind it. ~ Joanna Russ

Art should be like a holiday: something to give a man the opportunity to see things differently and to change his point of view. ~ Paul Klee

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