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Fine Art Quotes

We’ve collected the best Fine Art Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Tali Lennox, Ken Loach, Sonny Perdue, Shaun Tan, Nobu Matsuhisa. Use them as an inspiration.

I’m quite a precious painter; my style is a messy fine artsort of impressionist. I do portraits, I love painting other artists, but recently, I’ve been playing around with self portraits, putting on different characters.
Tali Lennox
I think that cinema is medium of communication. It’s as valid as novels or fine art.
Our best teachers do more than impart facts and figures – they inspire and encourage students and instill a true desire to learn. That’s a fine art in itself.
The audience for comics has shifted dramatically. And the boundaries between books and fine arts have blurred. Maybe it’s the globalization of fine art through the Internet – it’s easy for certain groups to coalesce around a certain kind of work or medium.
The fine art of preparing sushi is something that you watch and learn.
For too long the world has failed to recognise that the Olympic Games and the Olympic Movement are about fine athletics and fine art.
Avery Brundage
The problem with fine art is that in most cases people have to make a special excursion to go and look at it: they can’t afford to own it. So it isn’t really part of their life in the way that music can be.
I got a BFA in Fine Art, and then I told my family I was going to be an actress.
Mickey Sumner
I collect human relationships very much the way others collect fine art.
A year before I met Mark Brydon – he was the one I used to make all the music with in Moloko – I was living in Sheffield with a guy who was studying architecture. I used to go to his college and crash the lectures there. I had enrolled to do a fine art course, but then I met Mark, and we signed a record deal instead.
I went to an art school in Brooklyn and painted Fine Art, if that’s what you’d call it for eight years in New York, until I saw the first underground comics in the East Village Other.
Bill Griffith
There’s a snobbery at work in architecture. The subject is too often treated as a fine art, delicately wrapped in mumbo-jumbo. In reality, it’s an all-embracing discipline taking in science, art, maths, engineering, climate, nature, politics, economics.
I have no real training in the history of fine art or furniture; my eye just works by proportions. I react intuitively. In London, it’s all about color because the weather is so gray, and in that cold light they look beautiful.
I am by trade a designer, and I did Fine Art for my degree.
Samantha Cameron
I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his ‘divine service.’
Photography is not a fine art at all.
Antony Armstrong-Jones
Often, when art from the canon is brought in to fine art classes, it is used as a prop to inspire art-making projects but more rarely as something to study in-depth for itself.
Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.
I have a master’s degree in photography as a fine art, and I would call my work primarily conceptual. I don’t carry cameras with me wherever I go. I get an idea of a subject matter I want to deal with and I pull out my cameras.
But if you’re talking about fine art work, then I think you have to ask yourself some pretty deep questions about why it is you want to take pictures and what it is you want to say.
My family always encouraged my drawing ability. Kids in school who teased me about my reading would get out of their seats and stand behind my desk as I worked and go, ‘Wow, you can really draw.’ Later, I earned a degree in Fine Art and got a Ph.D. in Art History.
Our humor turns our anger into a fine art.
Mary Kay Blakely
My love of fine art increased – the more of it I saw, the more of it I wanted to see.
Filmmaking can be a fine art.
The distinctions of fine art bore me to death.
I like to cook, walk on the beach, go to concerts and look at fine art.
Fran Drescher
Be true to yourself. Make each day a masterpiece. Help others. Drink deeply from good books. Make friendship a fine art. Build a shelter against a rainy day.
I went to art school for fine art and then I started doing performance art, and then I started making fun of performance art, and it turned into comedy.
Anything I learned about the fine art of acting I learned from Hugo.
Cleo Moore
Fine art is really something I want to get into.
I was the first person in my family who was ever interested in dance, or fine art of any kind for that matter – I came from a very humble beginning in San Pedro, California.
It wasn’t until I became a mother that I started to refer to myself as an artist as opposed to a fine art photographer.
Then I abandoned comics for fine art because I had some romantic vision of being like Vincent Van Gogh Jr.
Bill Griffith
Poetry is an art, and chief of the fine art; the easiest to dabble in, the hardest in which to reach true excellence.
Edmund Clarence Stedman
‘The Next Wave‘ started as a drawing for a new silkscreen fine art print. I ended up doing the prints digitally because the water-based inks were better for the environment than the oil based inks. So, I learned about the Epson digital printers to get the image I wanted.
Fine art is knowledge made visible.
Gustave Courbet
By itself, tofu is like wet foam rubber, but you’d no more eat it by itself and expect fine dining than you would stare at a blank canvas and expect to see fine art.
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
Cyberbullying isn’t real. But bullying and harassment certainly are real. Trust me, friends, I went to school in England. They’ve got bullying down to a fine art. I know, because I was one of its chief architects. I was awful to my fellow schoolboys.
I got out of this school and went to Camberwell College of Arts, a terribly prestigious thing to do. I was there to be a painter. And I sketched so well that, a year later, I was sent to Slade School of Fine Art, one of the great art schools.