Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts.
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
Layer by layer art strips life bare.
Creative without strategy is called 'art.' Creative with strategy is called 'advertising.'
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
Washington, D.C., has everything that Rome, Paris and London have in the way of great architecture - great power bases. Washington has obelisks and pyramids and underground tunnels and great art and a whole shadow world that we really don't see.
The ability to make somebody feel something: that's art. However you look at it, whether you're an author, a painter, a singer, a rapper, a spoken-word artist - art.