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Quotations about Art by Author

Oscar Neimeyer

When you have a big space to conquer, the curve is the natural solution. 

Shirin Neshat

Art is the only thing where I can be completely free and create this other world that aloows me to become complete. 

Louise Nevelson

Art is everywhere, except it has to pass through a creative mind. 

Barnett Newman

Painting should give a man a sense of place - the onlooker in front of my paintings knows he's there and has a sense of his own scale.

Barnett Newman

An artist paints so he will have something to look at.

Barnett Newman

Aesthetics is for the artist as ornithology is for the birds. [Quoted in The Anxious Object by Harold Rosenberg]

Barnett Newman 

Almost fifteen years ago Harold Rosenberg challenged me to explain what one of my paintings could possibly mean to the world.  My answer was that if he and others could read it properly it would mean the end of all state capitalism and totalitarianism.  That answer still goes.
[quoted in Art History: March 1990]

Friedrich Nietzsche

All great artists and thinkers are great workers.  

Friedrich Nietzsche

We have our Arts so we won't die of Truth.  

Friedrich Nietzsche

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.  

Ana´s Nin

We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.  

Louis Nizer 
(English lawyer)
(1902 - 1994)

A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.  

Emil Nolde

The futher one can remove oneself from nature, yet remain natural, the greater one's art.

Emil Nolde

Pictures are spiritual beings, the soul of the painter lives within them.



Art I have tried to establish the right to dare everything.


Paul Gauguin