Jung on Art

"Art is a kind of innate drive that seizes a human being and makes him its instrument. To perform this difficult task it is sometimes necessary for him to sacrifice happiness and everything that makes life worth living for the ordinary human being."

O'Keeffe on Flowers

"I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty."

Wright on Abstract

"I've been doing a lot of abstract painting lately, extremely abstract. No brush, no paint, no canvas, I just think about it. "

Braque on Art

"There is only one valuable thing in art: it's the thing you cannot explain. "

Zola on Work

"The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without the work."

Rosten on Artists

"Every artist is a narcissist. This does not mean that he is vain; it only means that he is hopelessly self-absorbed."

Einstein on Mystery

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all art and science."

Adams on Focus

"There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept."

Escher on Work

"My work is a game, a very serious game."

Maurois on Art

"Art is an effort to create, beside the real world, a more human world."

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MirĂ³ on Objects

"For me an object is something living. This cigarette or this box of matches contains a secret life much more intense than that of certain human beings."