quotations on art

“The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web.” – Pablo Picasso

“Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible.” – Paul Klee

“The artist brings something into the world that didn’t exist before, and… he does it without destroying something else.” – George Plimpton

“Art is meant to disturb, science reassures.” – Georges Braque

(from The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, 5th Edition, 1999)

November 10, 2004 in Being an Artist, Other artists by Marja-Leena