Hofmann on Works of Art

"A work of art is a world in itself reflecting senses and emotions of the artist's world."

Churchill on Architecture

"We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us."

Hofman on Art

"Art is to me the glorification of the human spirit, and as such it is the cultural documentation of the time in which it is produced."

Basquiat on Drawing

"Believe it or not, I can actually draw."

Balthus on Language

"Painting is a language which cannot be replaced by another language. I don’t know what to say about what I paint, really."

Brancusi on Seeing His Art

"Don't look for obscure formulas or mystery in my work. It is pure joy that I offer you. Look at my sculptures until you see them. Those closest to God have seen them."

Brancusi on Essence

"What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things . . . it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface."

Dalí on Artistic Sentiments

"The desire to survive and the fear of death are artistic sentiments."

Dalí on Drawing

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

Dalí on Youth

"The problem with the youth of today is that one is no longer part of it."

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Balthus on Language

"Painting is a language which cannot be replaced by another language. I don’t know what to say about what I paint, really."