The Importance Of Art Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 58 Quotes About The Importance Of Art

#1. Degas is one of the very few painters who have given the floor its true importance. - Author: Paul Valery
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#2. We haven't lost romance in the digital age, but we may be neglecting it. In doing so, antiquated art forms are taking on new importance. The power of a handwritten letter is greater than ever. It's personal and deliberate and means more than an e-mail or text ever will. - Author: Ashton Kutcher
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#3. The headdresses of the Egyptians have great symbolic and emblematic importance, for they represent the auric bodies of the superhuman intelligences, and are used in the same way that the nimbus, halo, and aureole are used in Christian religious art. - Author: Manly Hall
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#4. Yes, I am a thorough republican. No other form of government is so favorable to the growth of art ... because of the importance it places on the individual, their liberty, self-expression, creativity, and personal responsibility. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#5. I think it's a tribute to the artistic importance of hip-hop culture and what hip-hop has brought into music and fashion and jewelry that it is being adapted or imitated or is inspiring variations or new types of art or new types of music. - Author: Simon De Pury
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#6. The clarification of equilibrium through plastic art is of great importance for humanity. It reveals that although human life in time is doomed to disequilibrium, notwithstanding this, it is based on equilibrium. It demonstrates that equilibrium can become more and more living in us. - Author: Piet Mondrian
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#7. It is of the highest importance in the art of detection to be able to recognize, out of a number of facts, which are incidental and which vital. Otherwise your energy and attention must be dissipated instead of being concentrated. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#8. If you write literary fiction that's set partly in the future, you're apparently a sci-fi writer ... I think of it as being more of a story about what remains after we lose everything and the importance of art in our lives. - Author: Emily St. John Mandel
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#9. In peace prepare for war, in war prepare for peace. The art of war is of vital importance to the state. It is matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence under no circumstances can it be neglected. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#10. In a republican nation, whose citizens are to be led by reason and persuasion and not by force, the art of reasoning becomes of first importance - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#11. The art of drawing which is of more real importance to the human race than that of writing ... should be taught to every child just as writing is. - Author: John Ruskin
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#12. So much of every art is an expression of the subconscious that it seems to me most of all the important qualities are put there unconsciously, and little of importance by the conscious intellect. But these are things for the psychologist to untangle. - Author: Edward Hopper
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#13. The system is the work of art; the visual work of art is the proof of the System. The visual aspect can't be understood without understanding the system. It isn't what it looks like but what it is that is of basic importance. - Author: Sol LeWitt
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#14. The art of moviemaking seems to get thrown away. The cinematography is gone, and the look of everything becomes of little importance. You lose the memorable images; everything looks like it's been shot at night with a security camera. - Author: Rob Zombie
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#15. For me, the subject is of secondary importance: I want to convey what is alive between me and the subject. - Author: Claude Monet
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#16. Many works would be senseless, real junk, but for the fact that, being art, they are exhibited because they have a message of almost religious importance, interpreting man and his world - yes, perhaps even as junk. - Author: H.R. Rookmaaker
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#17. Conversation is the fine art of mutual consideration and communication about matters of common interest that basically have some human importance. - Author: Ordway Tead
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#18. Nothing is of greater importance in time of war than in knowing how to make the best use of a fair opportunity when it is offered. - Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
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#19. You can calculate the worth of a man by the number of his enemies, and the importance of a work of art by the harm that is spoken of it. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#20. One can rightly speak of an evolution in plastic art. It is of the greatest importance to note this fact, for it reveals the true way of art - the only path along which we can advance. - Author: Piet Mondrian
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#21. Overscheduled children lose the space to simply be with themselves and learn the art of being alone. In our noisy, busy world, the importance of developing the life skill of solitude, meditation, and quietly being with oneself can not be overstated. - Author: Joshua Becker
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#22. I have never found a book that stressed the importance of myself as a caretaker of my ability, of staying healthy mentally and physically, or that gave me an inkling that my courage might be strained to the utmost. - Author: Andrew Loomis
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#23. In literature, questions of fact or truth are subordinated to the primary literary aims of producing a structure of words for its own sake, and the sign-values of symbols are subordinated to their importance as a structure of interconnected motifs. - Author: Northrop Frye
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#24. I don't think we should have sex in games. But I think we should have the right to have it. We should have the full range of human experience. It's an art form like any other art form. For me, that's the importance of preserving it. - Author: Brenda Romero
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#25. At an early age through the arts, I was fortunate to find an outlet to learn & apply, express myself, create, develop a positive image of myself, and a feel of importance, and significance to the world. - Author: Mya
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#26. Sun Tzu said: The art of war is of vital importance to the State. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#27. Criticism talks a good deal of nonsense, but even its nonsense is a useful force. It keeps the question of art before the world, insists upon its importance. - Author: Henry James
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#28. Modern society has perfected the art of making people not feel necessary. - Author: Sebastian Junger
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#29. The word 'art' is very slippery. It really has no importance in relation to one's work. I work for the pleasure, for the pleasure of the work, and everything else is a matter for the critics. - Author: Manuel Alvarez Bravo
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#30. A work of art has no importance whatever to society. It is only important to the individual. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#31. The nature of light is a subject of no material importance to the concerns of life or to the practice of the arts, but it is in many other respects extremely interesting. - Author: Thomas Young
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#32. How important are the visual arts in our society? I feel strongly that the visual arts are of vast and incalculable importance. Of course I could be prejudiced. I am a visual art. - Author: Kermit The Frog
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#33. It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance, and I know of no substitute for the force and beauty of it's process. - Author: Henry James
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#34. As regards the efficacy of the art and the theories of it, I promise and expect that in these volumes I shall undoubtedly show myself of very considerable importance not only to builders but also to all scholars. - Author: Marcus Vitruvius Pollio
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#35. You learn this great lesson of life: it's not about me. It's just not. The matter of talent-which seemed so important to you when you were young-is not of great importance. We're simply a conduit. We take things out of the air into us and put them in the form of stories. That's pretty much it. - Author: Garrison Keillor
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#36. It's sort of a law of the art world: The stuff that grows in importance is only the stuff you bought because it wowed you. - Author: Douglas Coupland
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#37. What seems most significant to me about our movement [Impressionism] is that we have freed painting from the importance of the subject. I am at liberty to paint flowers and call them flowers, without their needing to tell a story. - Author: Pierre-Auguste Renoir
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#38. With all its excesses, the modern impressionistic movement has given us one discovery, the color violet. It is the only discovery of importance in the art world since Velazquez. - Author: Joaquin Sorolla
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#39. The importance of recovering the customs and the institutions of the past thus inaugurating the archaeological approach to art - Author: Raja Ravi Varma
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#40. War is a matter of vital importance to the state; the province of life or death; the road to survival or ruin. It is mandatory that it be thoroughly studied. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#41. To poison a nation, poison its stories. A demoralised nation tells demoralised stories to itself. Beware of the storytellers who are not fully conscious of the importance of their gifts, and who are irresponsible in the application of their art: they - Author: Ben Okri
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#42. I must confess that over my career, I've actually downplayed the importance of DJs. It's such a different art form. Then all of a sudden you try it, and you think, 'Good God, these guys do work.' I used to be very cynical and very blase about it. I can only apologize. - Author: Peter Hook
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#43. Even the art of quoting is a conservative art most of the time, in order to propel the same ideas and the same self-congratulatory importance. - Author: Fady Joudah
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#44. Regardless of the importance of known evidence to the contrary, the arts are generally regarded as being so much entertaining fluff, a commodity that isn't a priority in the traditional program of learning. This is unacceptable in a so-called 'enlightened' society. - Author: Ken Danby
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#45. Seek the strongest color effect possible ... the content is of no importance. - Author: Henri Matisse
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#46. The art of war is of vital importance to the State. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#47. The place of the arts in the classroom is essential in encouraging invention, ambition, and an understanding of the importance and pleasures of living an examined life, - Author: Barbara Kruger
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#48. The importance of resolution over craft is one of the most important shifts in art making besides the creation of Photoshop. - Author: Andrew Durbin
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#49. When comparing works of art, it is important that the art itself, and not the artists, be considered. - Author: T. S. Eliot
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#50. Art and religion first; then philosophy; lastly science. That is the order of the great subjects of life, that's their order of importance. - Author: Muriel Spark
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#51. The importance of an artist is to be measured by the quantity of new signs which he has introduced to the language of art. - Author: Henri Matisse
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#52. But perhaps the the great work of art has less importance in itself than in the ordeal it demands of a man and the opportunity it provides him of overcoming his phantoms and approaching a little closer to his naked reality. - Author: Albert Camus
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#53. No-one who has a real understanding of the art of painting attaches any importance to what we call the subject of a picture - what is represented. To one who feels the language of pictorial form, all depends on how it is presented, nothing on what. - Author: Roger Fry
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#54. With the true artist, the social formula that he recommends is a matter of secondary importance; the source of his art, its animating spirit, is decisive. - Author: Rosa Luxemburg
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#55. The romance of the old West vanished so fast and so few ever did anything with it. Does it make you realize the importance of Art and how the main knowledge of history is through Art alone? - Author: Laura Gilpin
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#56. The importance of colour is as nothing compared with that of form, chiaroscuro and arrangement. They are the true and enduring bases of pictorial art. - Author: Walter J. Phillips
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#57. I could never overstate the importance of a musician's need to develop his or her ear. Actually, I believe that developing a good 'inner ear' - the art of being able to decipher musical components solely through listening - is the most important element in becoming a good musician. - Author: Steve Vai
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#58. I thought I was going to be a ballet dancer for awhile there. I had a good teacher at Interlochen, this arts' academy in Michigan, who taught me the importance of storytelling, and I really responded to that. It seemed like a long shot, but I always play the long odds. - Author: Benjamin Walker
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