I’m very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It’s the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. #art should always be an exchange.
To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great #art of living.
I don’t think any movie or any book or any work of #art can solve the stalemate in the Middle East today. But it’s certainly worth a try.
A work of #art has no importance whatever to society. It is only important to the individual.
And I have exposed myself to #art so that my work has something beyond just the usual potter.
The beginning of a friendship, the fact that two people out of the thousands around them can meet and connect and become friends, seems like a kind of magic to me. But maintaining a friendship requires work. I don’t mean that as a bad thing. Good #art requires work as well.
Emotion resulting from a work of #art is only of value when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail.
The work of #art assumes the existence of the perfect spectator, and is indifferent to the fact that no such person exists.
A work of #art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.
The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his #art that he will work at it come hell or high water.
A race is a work of #art that people can look at and be affected in as many ways they’re capable of understanding.
Progressive #art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation.
All great #art is the work of the whole living creature, body and soul, and chiefly of the soul.
To say that a work of #art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can’t eat it.
Good management is the #art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.
Writing is no dying #art form in America because most published writers here accept the wisdom and the necessity of encouraging the talent that follows in their footsteps.