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Abstract Art: A product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.

    Author: Albert Camus

Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.

    Author: Ansel Adams

A frenzied passion for art is a canker that devours everything else.

    Author: Charles Baudelaire

We all agree now - by "we" I mean intelligent people under sixty - that a work of art is like a rose. A rose is not beautiful because it is like something else. Neither is a work of art. Roses and works of art are beautiful in themselves.

    Author: Clive Bell

Great art picks up where nature ends.

    Author: Marc Chagall

It is from the womb of art that criticism was born.

    Author: Charles Baudelaire

What is art? Nature concentrated.

    Author: Honore de Balzac

Art distills sensation and embodies it with enhanced meaning in a memorable form - or else it is not art.

    Author: Jacques Barzun

Traditionally art is to create and not to revive. To revive: leave that to the historians, who are looking backward.

    Author: Josef Albers

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.

    Author: Ambrose Bierce

Art is a fruit that grows in man, like a fruit on a plant, or a child in its mother's womb.

    Author: Jean Arp

Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.

    Author: Edmund Burke

The first mistake of art is to assume that it's serious.

    Author: Lester Bangs

No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.

    Author: Theodore Bikel

The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.

    Author: Theodor Adorno

In visual perception a color is almost never seen as it really is - as it physically is. This fact makes color the most relative medium in art.

    Author: Josef Albers

All art is exploitation.

    Author: Sherman Alexie

Art is the child of Nature; yes, her darling child, in whom we trace the features of the mother's face, her aspect and her attitude.

    Author: Beck

Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.

    Author: Alvar Aalto

Simplicity is not an objective in art, but one achieves simplicity despite one's self by entering into the real sense of things.

    Author: Constantin Brancusi

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