Art History Quotes

Collection of top 100 famous quotes about Art History

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Art History Quotes By Jerry Saltz: Megacollectors suppose they can enter art history by Megacollectors suppose they can enter art history by spending astronomical amounts. Jerry Saltz
Art History Quotes By William Howard Adams: Gardening is an art form, but it has Gardening is an art form, but it has lost its sense of history. William Howard Adams
Art History Quotes By Jacques Chirac: The construction of Europe is an art. It The construction of Europe is an art. It is the art of the possible. Jacques Chirac
Art History Quotes By Jean Cocteau: Art is science in the flesh. Art is science in the flesh. Jean Cocteau
Art History Quotes By Susan Sontag: The history of art is a sequence of The history of art is a sequence of successful transgressions. Susan Sontag
Art History Quotes By Ralph Waldo Emerson: We live ruins amid ruins. We live ruins amid ruins. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Art History Quotes By David Luiz: History reveals that left-brain people have been creating History reveals that left-brain people have been creating art for a long time now. David Luiz
Art History Quotes By Leslie Fiedler: All good criticism should be judged the way All good criticism should be judged the way art is. You shouldn't read it the way you read history or science. — Leslie Fiedler
Art History Quotes By Gustave Flaubert: The morality of art is in its very The morality of art is in its very beauty. — Gustave Flaubert
Art History Quotes By Norman Rockwell: I just wanted to do something important. I just wanted to do something important. — Norman Rockwell
Art History Quotes By Ernest Renan: History is as much an art as a History is as much an art as a science. — Ernest Renan
Art History Quotes By Art Opportunities: read the state of the art, the rest read the state of the art, the rest of inspiration — Art Opportunities
Art History Quotes By Yarro Rai: Love finds lazy writers And makes example out Love finds lazy writers
And makes example out of them
Nailing them in history — Yarro Rai
Art History Quotes By Seneca The Younger: Everything may happen. Everything may happen. — Seneca The Younger
Art History Quotes By Theresa Sjoquist: I know where I am going now with I know where I am going now with art. I have found myself. Yvonne Rust 1994, aged 72. — Theresa Sjoquist
Art History Quotes By Adam Gopnik: Nothing in a graduate degree in art history Nothing in a graduate degree in art history prepares you for the eloquence of the eraser. — Adam Gopnik
Art History Quotes By Horace: Captive Greece took captive her savage conquerer and Captive Greece took captive her savage conquerer and brought the arts to rustic Latium — Horace
Art History Quotes By Judy Chicago: I set my sights upon becoming the kind I set my sights upon becoming the kind of artist who would make a contribution to art history. — Judy Chicago
Art History Quotes By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: History is too slow for our life, for History is too slow for our life, for our hearts. — Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Art History Quotes By Harold Rosenberg: The aim of every authentic artist is not The aim of every authentic artist is not to conform to the history of art, but to release himself from it in order to replace it with his own history. — Harold Rosenberg
Art History Quotes By Frances Mayes: I think I went to Italy initially for I think I went to Italy initially for the art, architecture, food and history, but I stayed there because of the people in Cortona. — Frances Mayes
Art History Quotes By Pamela Hanson: I went to university in Colorado and studied I went to university in Colorado and studied art history. I did some photography classes there, although it felt really pretentious. — Pamela Hanson
Art History Quotes By Michael Scott: You might argue that the history of contemporary You might argue that the history of contemporary art is a series of avant-garde movements, each new wave outraging the last. — Michael Scott
Art History Quotes By Ursula K. Le Guin: ... what I told them was 'a poem,' ... what I told them was 'a poem,' a thing made by a maker, a work of art, part history of long ago, part invention. — Ursula K. Le Guin
Art History Quotes By Art Hochberg: Don't carry the world around or your history Don't carry the world around or your history around like a burden. In fact, don't carry it around at all. One step at a time. — Art Hochberg
Art History Quotes By Jean Piaget: Equilibrium is the profoundest tendency of all human Equilibrium is the profoundest tendency of all human activity. — Jean Piaget
Art History Quotes By Orlan: Beauty is the product of the dominant ideology. Beauty is the product of the dominant ideology. (Thus when ideology changes, the ideal body follows.) We can see that in the history of art. — Orlan
Art History Quotes By Nancy Petralia: You are what you read. You are what you read. — Nancy Petralia
Art History Quotes By Sam Taylor-Johnson: If you look at art history, at Goya If you look at art history, at Goya or Gainsborough, it's always about acknowledging the people of your time who have influence. — Sam Taylor-Johnson
Art History Quotes By Helen Vendler: I like art history and art criticism. Leo I like art history and art criticism. Leo Steinberg has always been my favorite. He's very original, very accurate and acute. — Helen Vendler
Art History Quotes By Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe: We can stand only a certain amount of We can stand only a certain amount of unhappiness; anything beyond that annihilates us or passes us by, leaving us apathethetic. — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Art History Quotes By Betty Edwards: Art has this long history, predating even language, Art has this long history, predating even language, of expressing nonverbal information. — Betty Edwards
Art History Quotes By Peter Weiss: With the plundered people transferring their energies into With the plundered people transferring their energies into relaxed and receptive thoughts, degradation and lust for power produced art. — Peter Weiss
Art History Quotes By Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton: Archaeology is not only the hand maid of Archaeology is not only the hand maid of history, it is also the conservator of art. — Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
Art History Quotes By Thomas Lewis: The brain's dense thicket of interrelationships, like those The brain's dense thicket of interrelationships, like those of history or art, does not yield to the reductivist's bright blade. (91) — Thomas Lewis
Art History Quotes By Andrew Hoberek: The history of modern culture is a history The history of modern culture is a history of popular entertainments evolving into art. — Andrew Hoberek
Art History Quotes By Chris Marker: When men die, they enter history. When statues When men die, they enter history. When statues die, they enter art. This botany of death is what we call culture. — Chris Marker
Art History Quotes By Epicurus: Death is nothing to us: for that which Death is nothing to us: for that which is dissolved is without sensation; and that which lacks sensation is nothing to us. — Epicurus
Art History Quotes By LeRoy Neiman: I have always said to young artists that I have always said to young artists that scholastic training and the studying of art history are crucial to fully developing as an artist. — LeRoy Neiman
Art History Quotes By Cecilia Widenheim: Is there a Swedish Modernism? Is there a Swedish Modernism? — Cecilia Widenheim
Art History Quotes By Thomas Carlyle: History after all is the true poetry. History after all is the true poetry. — Thomas Carlyle
Art History Quotes By Phyllis McGinley: History must always be taken with a grain History must always be taken with a grain of salt. It is, after all, not a science but an art ... — Phyllis McGinley
Art History Quotes By Eva Mendes: I wanted to go into art history. Acting I wanted to go into art history. Acting fell into my lap when a neighbor took pictures of me and showed them to an agent. — Eva Mendes
Art History Quotes By Nilantha Ilangamuwa: History has taught us that the idea of History has taught us that the idea of superpower is for a political maniac to design the art of control over other countries. — Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Art History Quotes By Anne Frank: The art of living. Isn't that a funny The art of living. Isn't that a funny expression? — Anne Frank
Art History Quotes By Derek Walcott: Art is History's nostalgia, it prefers a thatched Art is History's nostalgia, it prefers a thatched roof to a concrete factory, and the huge church above a bleached village. — Derek Walcott
Art History Quotes By Marilyn Monroe: As Michael (Chekhov)'s pupil, I learned more about As Michael (Chekhov)'s pupil, I learned more about acting. I learned psychology, history, and the good manners of art - taste. — Marilyn Monroe
Art History Quotes By Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe: All our knowledge is symbolic. All our knowledge is symbolic. — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Art History Quotes By Vachel Lindsay: Life is a loom, weaving illusion. Life is a loom, weaving illusion. — Vachel Lindsay
Art History Quotes By Tom Stoppard: "The [London] Times" has published no rumours; it's "The [London] Times" has published no rumours; it's only reported facts, namely that other, less responsible papers are publishing certain rumours. — Tom Stoppard
Art History Quotes By Robert K. Wittman: Art thieves steal more than beautiful objects; they Art thieves steal more than beautiful objects; they steal memories and identities. They steal history. — Robert K. Wittman
Art History Quotes By Mia Wasikowska: I'd love to go off to college to I'd love to go off to college to study photography, art history, humanities. — Mia Wasikowska
Art History Quotes By Sean Scully: I do believe abstraction is and was meant I do believe abstraction is and was meant to embody deep emotion. I believe that's its job, in the history of art. — Sean Scully
Art History Quotes By Ruth Benedict: As a matter of history great developments in As a matter of history great developments in art have often been remarkably separate from religious motivation and use. — Ruth Benedict
Art History Quotes By Albert Einstein: The Revolution introduced me to art, and in The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution! — Albert Einstein
Art History Quotes By Lewis Thomas: Selfness is an essential fact of life. The Selfness is an essential fact of life. The thought of nonselfness, precise sameness is terrifying. — Lewis Thomas
Art History Quotes By Ralph Waldo Emerson: The artists must be sacrificed to their art. The artists must be sacrificed to their art. Like the bees, they must put their lives into the sting they give. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
Art History Quotes By Anna Sui: I love history. I love art. I like I love history. I love art. I like to mix it all together, but in the end it somehow has to all make sense. — Anna Sui
Art History Quotes By Friedrich Nietzsche: Discontent is the seed of ethics. Discontent is the seed of ethics. — Friedrich Nietzsche
Art History Quotes By Andre Suares: Heresy is the lifeblood of religions. It is Heresy is the lifeblood of religions. It is faith that begets heresies. There are no heresies in a dead religion. — Andre Suares
Art History Quotes By John Edgar Wideman: For African-American people, I am in the business For African-American people, I am in the business of inventing a reality that gives a different perspective - on history, on crime, on art, on love. — John Edgar Wideman
Art History Quotes By George Pratt: We lost Klimmt, Schiele and Moll We lost Klimmt, Schiele and Moll — George Pratt
Art History Quotes By K. Lee Lerner: I'm an unabashed elitist. Everyone needs a good I'm an unabashed elitist. Everyone needs a good editor, and there is peril in worshiping amateurism and the unedited in science, art, and journalism. — K. Lee Lerner
Art History Quotes By Theodor W. Adorno: The forms of art reflect the history of The forms of art reflect the history of man more truthfully than do documents themselves. — Theodor W. Adorno
Art History Quotes By Theresa Sjoquist: Knowledge is addictive. Keep it up. Knowledge is addictive. Keep it up. — Theresa Sjoquist
Art History Quotes By Honore De Balzac: All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual. — Honore De Balzac
Art History Quotes By Robert Longo: An artist should know art history. Shock value An artist should know art history. Shock value only lasts so long. — Robert Longo
Art History Quotes By Charlie Chaplin: There are more valid facts and details in There are more valid facts and details in works of art than there are in history books. — Charlie Chaplin
Art History Quotes By Tom Stoppard: You're familiar with the tragedies of antiquity, are You're familiar with the tragedies of antiquity, are you? The great homicidal classics? — Tom Stoppard
Art History Quotes By Alfred De Vigny: Of late years (perhaps as a result of Of late years (perhaps as a result of our political changes) art has borrowed from history more than ever. — Alfred De Vigny
Art History Quotes By Kristen Wiig: I'm not as much a history person as I'm not as much a history person as an art person, but I mean, you can read history through art. — Kristen Wiig
Art History Quotes By Willem De Kooning: The past does not influence me; I influence The past does not influence me; I influence it. — Willem De Kooning
Art History Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Just as no monkey is as good-looking as Just as no monkey is as good-looking as the ugliest of humans, no academic is worthier than the worst of the creators — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Art History Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Passion is univeral humanity. Without it religion history Passion is univeral humanity. Without it religion history art and romance would be useless. — Honore De Balzac