6 quotes about painting
What vanity is painting, which attracts admiration by the resemblance of things, the originals of which we do not admire
Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)
For an artist, freedom is as essential as talent and intelligence.
Maxime Gorki (1868-1936)
The novelty in painting does not consist in a subject as yet unseen, but in the good and new disposition and expression, and so of common and old, the subject becomes singular and new.
Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665)
There is no more popular art, because there are no more people.
André Malraux (1901-1976)
I do neither Art for Art, nor Art against Art. I am for Art, but for art that has nothing to do with Art, because art has everything to do with life.
Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)
Painting is the longest and most difficult profession. He needs erudition like a composer, but he also needs performance like a violin.
Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863)