quote by Pablo Picasso

Why do you try to understand art? Do you try to understand the song of a bird?

— Pablo Picasso

Joyful Art Appreciation quotations

Art appreciation quote You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, wil

You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.

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Existence is movement. Action is movement. Existence is defined by the rhythm of forces in natural balance. (...) It is our appreciation for dance that allows us to see clearly the rhythms of nature and to take natural rhythm to a plane of well-organised art and culture.

Art provides the language we need to appreciate life.

Art appreciation quote Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will apprec

Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.

I learned more from my mother than from all the art historians and curators who have informed me about technical aspects of art history and art appreciation over the years.

'Understanding' art is like having a sense of humour - if you don't have one, no amount of explanation is going to make you laugh.

Art is the flower... life the green leaf.

Art appreciation quote Expect nothing, appreciate everything.

Expect nothing, appreciate everything.

Appreciation of works of art requires organized effort and systematic study.

Art appreciation can no more be absorbed by aimless wandering in galleries than can surgery be learned by casual visits to a hospital.

What makes the theory of relativity so acceptable to physicists in spite of its going against the principle of simplicity is its great mathematical beauty. This is a quality which cannot be defined, any more than beauty in art can be defined, but which people who study mathematics usually have no difficulty in appreciating.

I definitely use "smiling while rapping" as a tool in the booth.

I want to have fun while recording. At times it can get tedious and stressful when it's not sounding the way you heard it in your head, but you've got to remember to just smile and appreciate the fact that you're even in the booth and there are people who want to hear your art.

Art appreciation quote A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.

A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.

Thank you for the tragedy. I need it for my art.

Personally, I experience the greatest degree of pleasure in having contact with works of art. They furnish me with happy feelings of an intensity that I cannot derive from other sources.

In any period it is upon a very small minority that the discerning appreciation of art and literature depends ... They are still a minority, though a larger one, who are capable of endorsing such first-hand judgement by genuine personal response.

Art appreciation quote What you feel about another person, what you think or say about another eprson,

What you feel about another person, what you think or say about another eprson, what you do to another person - you do to you. Give judgement and criticism and you give it to yourself. Give love and appreciation to another person or anything, and you give it to yourself.

Art that imposes conditions - human or otherwise - on the receiver for its appreciation in my eyes constitutes aesthetic fascism.

Never try to convey your idea to the audience - it is a thankless and senseless task. Show them life, and they'll find within themselves the means to assess and appreciate it.

I have a deep love and respect for children and I cannot imagine photographic life without them playing a major part. I hope that through my work as a photographer, I have been able to pass on my appreciation of their beauty and charm.

Art appreciation quote Some people think I'm unhappy, but I'm not. I just appreciate silence in a world

Some people think I'm unhappy, but I'm not. I just appreciate silence in a world that never stops talking.

Creativity is so delicate a flower that praise tends to make it bloom while discouragement often nips it at the bud. Creativity is now something we can turn on and off like a faucet. It is an experience and expression in our lives that must be nurtured. This nurturing process means that creativity is at once a skill, an art, and a life-style.

[On gay men:] Let me say, a more artistic, appreciative group of people for the arts does not exist ... They are more knowledgeable, more loving of the arts. They make the average male look stupid.

Truly fertile Music, the only kind that will move us, that we shall truly appreciate, will be a Music conducive to Dream, which banishes all reason and analysis. One must not wish first to understand and then to feel. Art does not tolerate Reason.

Art appreciation quote Learn to appreciate what you have, before time makes you appreciate what you had

Learn to appreciate what you have, before time makes you appreciate what you had.

Who does not know the evils of war cannot appreciate its benefits.

I appreciate art in any form. So it applies to clothes as well. On stage, I think people prefer me in Indian outfits... in fact, it goes with the kind of songs I sing as well. Indianness in the form of a sari, or a chaniya choli or jeans with something interesting, matches my style of singing.

An art critic is someone who appreciates art, except for any particular piece of art.

Art appreciation quote Respect is earned, Honesty is appreciated, Love is gained and Loyalty is returne

Respect is earned, Honesty is appreciated, Love is gained and Loyalty is returned.

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Learning the art of expressing gratitude will force you to focus on the positive.

Beauty isn't what you see on TV or in magazine ads or even necessarily in art galleries. It's a lot deeper and a lot simpler than that. It's realizing the goodness of things, it's leaving the world a little better than it was before you got here. It's appreciating the inspiration of the world around you and trying to inspire others.

Balancing hopes, desires and an appreciating of the possibilities with a clear-eyed assessment of the limitations: that is the art of choosing.

Art appreciation quote Life is ironic. It takes sadness to know what happiness is, noise to appreciate

Life is ironic. It takes sadness to know what happiness is, noise to appreciate silence and absence to value presence.

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The connoisseur of art must be able to appreciate what is simply beautiful, but the common run of people is satisfied with ornament.

The idea of beauty is the fundamental idea of everything.

In the world we see only distortions of the fundamental idea, but art, by imagination, may lift itself to the height of this idea. Art is therefore akin to creation.

The representative element in a work of art may or may not be harmful, but it is always irrelevant. For to appreciate a work of art, we must bring with us nothing from life, no knowledge of its affairs and ideas, no familiarity with its emotions.

Art appreciation quote The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.

The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.

Art appreciation, like love, cannot be done by proxy: It is a very personal affair and is necessary to each individual.

Opera is one of the most important art forms. It should be listened to and appreciated by everyone.

Well my taste wasn't very good when I first started out.

But later, when I began to appreciate the art of acting, I would say the actress I most admire is Vanessa Redgrave.

Art appreciation quote There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

I wonder whether art has a higher function than to make me feel, appreciate, and enjoy natural objects for their art value?

I've learnt so much from every film and every director - a new perspective, a greater appreciation of the art.

No poet, no artist of any art, has his complete meaning alone.

His significance, his appreciation is the appreciation of his relation to the dead poets and artists. You cannot value him alone; you must set him, for contrast and comparison, among the dead.

We may appreciate the efforts, and even the greatness of the men who have tried to find the universal, the general 'behind' appearances; yet at the same time their quest was doomed to fail, for all universals break down as soon as the Creator, He who made man in His image, is denied or left out of account.

My furniture, boxes, and turnings are simple, practical designs for everyday use. I love the grain and beauty of wood. Each piece of lumber is a work of art, after all, and I'd like to honor that gift and pass it on for someone else to appreciate.

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