Quotes on art and the artist’s pursuit

@ByGeorgeJournal tweets often on art and the artist’s pursuit. Here are 10 of our favourite #art tweets from the last few weeks.  

  • For my part I know nothing w any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” -Vincent van Gogh
  • Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.” –  John Ruskin
  • Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable. – George Bernard Shaw
  • Art is not what you see, but what you make others see. – Georgia O’Keeffe
  • Books may well be the only true magic. – Alice Hoffman
  • Books can ignite fires in your mind, because they carry ideas for kindling, and art for matches. – Gary D. Schmidt
  • Do whatever you do intensely. – Robert Henri
  • The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. – Pablo Picasso
  • I care about truth not for truth’s sake but for my own. – Samuel Butler
  • It is through art, and through art only, that we can realize our perfection. – Oscar Wilde

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