Famous Art Quotes

Ive always collected art quotes by famous artists. They’re a great source of inspiration and amusement…

“Don’t pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.”

Andy Warhol

andy warhol - pop artist“All artists are vain, they long to be recognized and to leave something to posterity. They want to be loved, and at the same time they want to be free. But nobody is free.”

Francis Bacon

“Creativity takes courage.”

Henri Matisse

“The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.”


There’s plenty more artist quotes over at artquotes.net.

About Dion

Australian artist and observer of things.. all kinds of things. I like a wide variety of art, from the weird and wonderful to the bold and beautiful.. and everything in between.


  1. I just want to say good job. your site is fabulous; I am an artist so I enjoy reading anything related to what I do. I am a huge fan of warhol and plan to visit MoMA next summer to check out his work live (I live across the country from nyc). Ciao

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