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Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.

    Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity.

    Author: Daniel Barenboim

Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb, and the rose grow without thorn.

    Author: Martin Amis

Effort and result are never simultaneous. In art, only the result counts.

    Author: Jose Bergamin

Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.

    Author: Theodor Adorno

Art is man's constant effort to create for himself a different order of reality from that which is given to him.

    Author: Chinua Achebe

My art springs from my desire to have things in the world which would otherwise never be there.

    Author: Carl Andre

The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself.

    Author: Paul Cezanne

Man's striving for order, of which art is but one manifestation, derives from a similar universal tendency throughout the organic world; it is also paralleled by, and perhaps derived from, the striving towards the state of simplest structure in physical systems.

    Author: Rudolf Arnheim

People who think about art as an investment are pathetic.

    Author: Walter Annenberg

Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.

    Author: Stella Adler

It is the mark of great art that its appeal is universal and eternal.

    Author: Clive Bell

My art will reflect not necessarily conscious politics but the unanalysed politics of my life.

    Author: Carl Andre

True art tries not to attract attention in order to be noticed.

    Author: Jose Bergamin

Art always opts for the individual, the concrete; art is not Platonic.

    Author: Jorge Luis Borges

Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.

    Author: Margaret Atwood

A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.

    Author: Paul Cezanne

The recognition of the art that informs all pure science need not mean the abandonment for it of all present art, rather it will mean the completion of the transformation of art that has already begun.

    Author: John Desmond Bernal

Art is the fatal net which catches these strange moments on the wing like mysterious butterflies, fleeing the innocence and distraction of common men.

    Author: Giorgio de Chirico

In just the same way the thousands of successive positions of a runner are contracted into one sole symbolic attitude, which our eye perceives, which art reproduces, and which becomes for everyone the image of a man who runs.

    Author: Henri Bergson

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