Phylosophy of art



« In order to create, we draw from our inner well. This inner well, an artistic reservoir, is ideally like a well stocked fish pond… If we don’t give some mattention to upkeep, our well is apt to become depleted, stagnant, or blocked…As artists, we must learn to be self nourishing. We must become alert enough to consciously replenish our creative resources as we draw on them — to restock the trout pond, so to speak. »
                                   Julia Cameron  (born March 4, 1948, in Illinois) is an American teacher, author, artist, poet, playwright, novelist, filmmaker, composer, and journalist). 

« The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions that have been concealed by the answers. »
                           James Baldwin (Born August 2, 1924 in Harlem (New York) and died on December 1, 1987 in Saint Paul de Vence, is an American writer, novelist, poet, short story writer, theater ..)

« Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures. »

                           Henry Ward Beecher (June 24, 1813 – March 8, 1887. is a famous American abolitionist pastor).

« Happy are the painters, for they shall not be lonely. Light and colour, peace and hope, will keep them company to the end of the day. »
                           Winston Churchill. (Born 30 November 1874 in Oxfordshire, UK) and died January 24, 1965 in London, is a British statesman. Its decisive action as Prime Minister of the United Unie 1940-1945)

« A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldy cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul. »
                            Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Born August 28, 1749 in Frankfurt and died March 22, 1832  in Weimar, is a novelist, playwright, poet, art theorist and German statesman, passionate about science).

in World War ll Churchill was encouraged to cut funding for the arts. He responded, « Then what are we fighting for? » Thanks for the quotes.
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17 réflexions sur “QUOTES FOR ART

  1. Wonderful painting. Thank you. I have heard that quote from Churchill before and every time I hear of cuts to arts funding I shriek it at the TV or the Radio. So very, very true.

  2. I saw today that in World War ll Churchill was encouraged to cut funding for the arts. He responded, « Then what are we fighting for? » Thanks for the quotes.

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