"Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others."
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"Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything."
"When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art."
"My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than to continue living for art."
"Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time."
"The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art."
"Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul."
"There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept."
"In art the best is good enough."
"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls."
"The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude."
"An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness."
"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep."
"This world is but a canvas to our imagination."
"No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist."
"Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known."
"An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one."
"In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."
"Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed."
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