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16 Inspirational Art Quotes

February, 2018

Check out this selection of  inspirational art quotes by famous artists

When you need some inspiration, look to art quotes by the great masters of all times. These quotes contain artists’ thoughts about life, art and things that guided them in creating hand painted canvas masterpieces.  

Drawberry loves reading and sharing these inspirational pieces of wisdom. Art quotes encourage, motivate and inspire us to create new custom paintings for you! But the best part is that they also uplift and stimulate creativity in anyone who reads them.

We have put together a list of famous inspirational quotes for and from artists.

Enjoy!

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“Art is never finished, only abandoned”

                                      Leonardo Da Vinci

“Art is never finished, only abandoned” Leonardo Da Vinci


“Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it”

                                                              Andy Warhol

“Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.” Andy Warhol


“If you're not trying to be real, you don't have to get it right. That's art”

                                                                                             Andy Warhol

“If you're not trying to be real, you don't have to get it right. That's art.” Andy Warhol


“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free”

                                                                             Michelangelo

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free” Michelangelo


“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls”

                                                                                 Pablo Picasso

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” Pablo Picasso


“Life obliges me to do something, so I paint”

                                                   Rene Magritte

“Life obliges me to do something, so I paint.” Rene Magritte


“The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection”

                                                                              Michelangelo

“The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.” Michelangelo


“A Good artist has less time than ideas”

                                     Martin Kippenberger

“A Good artist has less time than ideas.” Martin Kippenberger


“Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad”

                                                                                                                          Salvador Dali

“Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.” Salvador Dali


“A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art”

                                                                         Paul Cezanne

“A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.” Paul Cezanne


“Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun”

                                                                                                                                   Pablo Picasso

“Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.” Pablo Picasso


“There is no must in art because art is free”  

                                          Wassily Kandinsky

“There is no must in art because art is free.”  Wassily Kandinsky


“If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced”

                                                                                                                                                 Vincent Van Gogh

“If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” Vincent Van Gogh


“Painting is a means of self-enlightenment”

                                                           John Olsen

“Painting is a means of self-enlightenment.” John Olsen


“Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment”

                                                                       Claude Monet

“Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.” Claude Monet


“I invent nothing, I rediscover”

                                      Auguste Rodin

“I invent nothing, I rediscover.” Auguste Rodin

We hope you enjoyed this selection of famous artist quotes.

May these quotes inspire you to create a beautiful painting of your own!

If you have a favorite inspirational art quote you would like to add, please comment below 



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