When art critics get together they talk about Form and Structure and Meaning. When artists get together they talk about where you can buy cheap turpentine.
When members of a society wish to secure that society's rich heritage they cherish their arts and respect their artists. The esteem with which we regard the multiple cultures offered in our country enhances our possibilities for healthy survival and continued social development.
What's the good of drawing in the next breath if all you do is let it out and draw in another?
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be.
Working and painting are better from a distance.
Without favour, art is like a windmill without wind.
When you are pepper, I am mustard; when thou art a needle, I am a knife.
To be a merchant, the art consists more in getting paid than in making sales.
Thou too art mortal.