Quotes about arts

Self-expression is not enough; experiment is not enough; the recording of special moments or cases is not enough. All of the arts have broke ...

Jane Heap arts

TO EXPRESS THE EMOTIONS OF LIFE IS TO LIVE. TO EXPRESS THE LIFE OF EMOTIONS IS TO MAKE ART. ...

Jane Heap arts emotion life

One of the grotesqueries of present-day American life is the amount of reasoning that goes into displaying the wisdom secreted in bad movies ...

Harold Rosenberg criticism and the arts

The painter ... does not fit the paints to the world. He most certainly does not fit the world to himself. He fits himself to the paint. The ...

Annie Dillard artists creativity arts

... the function of art is to do more than tell it like it is--it's to imagine what is possible. ...

bell hooks arts idealism

A work in progress quickly becomes feral. It reverts to a wild state overnight. It is barely domesticated, a mustang on which you one day fa ...

Annie Dillard creativity writers and writing arts

You see I am an enthusiast on the subject of the arts. ...

Thomas Jefferson arts

It is critical vision alone which can mitigate the unimpeded operation of the automatic. ...

Marshall McLuhan criticism and the arts

Our role is to support anything positive in black life and destroy anything negative that touches it. You have no other reason for being. I ...

Elma Lewis arts social/political activism African Americans

It is the nature of the artist to mind excessively what is said about him. Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded bey ...

Virginia Woolf criticism and the arts