Famous quotes by Artists


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"I am fiercely independent and I probably wouldn't be if it wasn't for the way in which I was brought up"
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"I don't ask for an apology because it's only tomorrow's fish-and-chip paper"
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"One thing that success has taught me is censorship"
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"It's my memory, and what happened between that moment 10 or 15 years ago and now, there's a lot of gray area"
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"It wasn't so much destroying my dancing, it was destroying me"
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"The idea that I'm going to have to sit down to write some fiction where I'm going to have to think of a plot would really scare me, because it would come out a mess"
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"It's happened time and time again, but the committee has always decided against it-the work was too conservative or didn't fit within the budget; there are millions of different reasons"
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"I've been slagged off completely by the art world"
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"I'm not trying to find another thing that's wrong with me, but I'm such a nice person, and I have a couple of drinks and I'm really good fun and then I'm really not fun"
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"I thought it would be my one and only exhibition, so I decided to call it My Major Retrospective"
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"With any story I write, I could actually write it from three or four different perspectives, which would end with a completely different moral at the end"
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"When I got the phrase media whore thrown in my face last year, I thought, Oh my God, if you only knew"
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"They grew really quickly. One minute I didn't have any tits and the next I had the biggest tits in the world"
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"There is nothing difficult about my work, and people get to hear it from me"
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"My mum has never wanted me to have children. She thinks I would be destroying my life, even now"
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"It pleases me that people can be interactive"
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"I've got over so much. Mum wouldn't want anything to come into my life that would make me fragile again"
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"What is truth? Truth doesn't really exist. Who is going to judge whether my experience of an incident is more valid than yours? No one can be trusted to be the judge of that"
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"I used to build up to sensation, accumulating tension until it released a perceptual experience"
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"Focusing isn't just an optical activity, it is also a mental one"
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"An artist's early work is inevitably made up of a mixture of tendencies and interests, some of which are compatible and some of which are in conflict"
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"As the artist picks his way along, rejecting and accepting as he goes, certain patterns of enquiry emerge"
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"There was a time when meanings were focused and reality could be fixed; when that sort of belief disappeared, things became uncertain and open to interpretation"
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"Action is the foundational key to all success"
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"Painting is just another way of keeping a diary"
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"Painting is the representation of visible forms. The essence of realism is its negation of the ideal"
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"I hope to live all my life for my art, without abandoning my principles one iota"
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"Fine art is knowledge made visible"
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"France is the only nation in which astoundingly small numbers of civilized patrons reside"
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"Beauty, like truth, is relative to the time when one lives and to the individual who can grasp it. The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired"
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