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All art intuitively apprehends coming changes in the collective unconsciousness.

- Carl Gustav Jung

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Print Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
- Frank Zappa
Music
Print You can't make an architect. But you can open the doors and windows toward the light as you see it.
- Frank Lloyd Wright
Visual Arts
Print Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.
- Dame Rebecca West
Literary Arts
Print Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.
- Simone Weil
Literary Arts
Print My instinct about painting says, 'if you don't think about it, it's right.'
- Andy Warhol
Visual Arts
Print An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
- James McNeill Whistler
Visual Arts
Print No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did he would cease to be an artist.
- Oscar Wilde
Literary Arts
Print The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it immensely. All art is useless.
- Oscar Wilde
Theater
Print Strong and convincing art has never risen from theories.
- Mary Wigman
Dance
Print It’s all a big game of construction, some with a brush, some with a shovel, some choose a pen.
- Jackson Pollock
Visual Arts
Print The painting has a life of its own.
- Jackson Pollock
Visual Arts
Print Music, to create harmony, must investigate discord.
- Plutarch
Music
Print The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust
Visual Arts
Print Practice what you know, and it will help to make clear what now you do not know.
- Rembrandt
Visual Arts
Print The artist's job is to be a witness to his time in history.
- Robert Rauschenberg
Visual Arts
Print There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
- Pythagoras
Music
Print Why do you try to understand art? Do you try to understand the song of a bird?
- Pablo Picasso
Visual Arts
Print Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.
- Pablo Picasso
Visual Arts
Print Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
- Pablo Picasso
Visual Arts
Print Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
- Pablo Picasso
Visual Arts
Print To sing well and to dance well is to be well-educated.
- Plato
Music
Print Nature does many things the way I do, but she hides them!
- Pablo Picasso
Visual Arts
Print For a long time I limited myself to one color... as a form of discipline.
- Pablo Picasso
Visual Arts
Print Music contains a whole gamut of experience, from sensuous elements to ultimate intellectual harmonies.
- George Santayana
Music
Print Music rearranges your molecular structure.
- Carlos Santana
Music
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